A Radically New Approach

I really, really want to believe a mass shooting can’t happen in our sweet small town… but I know it can.  Incomprehensibly, we are averaging more than one mass shooting per day. There are so many mass shootings in America that most don’t even make the headlines anymore.   Our 20 year debate over gun…

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Webinar: Prevent Mass Shootings Now The Signs Are There

Webinar: Prevent Mass Shootings Now: The Signs Are There CHECK BACK FOR THE NEXT SEMINAR IN THE FALL About this event: Free seminar to educate the community about warning signs, risk factors and prevention strategies! Learning the “red flag” warning signs saves lives. Join Lezlie Neusteter, LCSW, founder of Prevent Mass Shootings Now, a non…

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Enough is Enough

Why on earth did I start a mass shooting prevention program with zero knowledge in the field?  Because I didn’t see anything happening.  Just one mass shooting after another.  I have little ones and on occasion I would drop them off at school, give them kisses, and think, “my God, mass shootings happen everywhere, it…

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In Person Seminar: The Signs Are There

Prevent Mass Shootings Now: The Signs Are There Thu, February 17, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM PST About this event: Free seminar to educate the public about often missed warning signs exhibited by mass shooters. Learning the signs saves lives. Join Lezlie Neusteter, LCSW, founder of Prevent Mass Shootings Now, a non profit dedicated…

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Averting Mass Attacks

The U.S. Secret Service studied 67 planned school attacks that were successfully prevented in the U.S. between 2006-2018 and released their results in a 2021 report titled “Averting Targeted School Violence: A U.S. Secret Service Analysis of Plots Against Schools.”   Bystanders save lives “The takeaway from this report…is that when people come forward to report…

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What Isn’t Working: Active Shooter Drills

School shooters are school children.  They target their home and their school.  School shooters research vulnerabilities and rehearse their plan with every active shooter drill.  Realistic Active Shooter Drills Can Traumatize Young Children Research has shown that realistic active shooter drills can actually traumatize young children and cause anxiety in older children.  Emerging research suggests…

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The Secret Service Analyzes How to Protect America’s Schools

The U.S. Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) studied 41 incidents of targeted school violence that occurred at K-12 schools in the United States from 2008 to 2017. Their report analyzed motives, behaviors, and situational factors of attackers. The analysis suggests that many of these tragedies could have been prevented! Sadly,  many of the…

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