Suicide is a tricky public health issue, with experts and policymakers attempting to address both the roots of the problem and the crucial moments of crisis when people try to act on their suicidal feelings. Yet it’s still the second leading cause of death among those 25 to 34, … [Read more...] about Suicide prevention: gun laws, depression meds and other methods vary in success
Mental illness is not, by itself, a predictor of future violent behavior against others. Even people suffering from severe forms of schizophrenia or bipolar disorder are not any more likely than the average person to carry out a shooting or other violent act ..read the full … [Read more...] about Media coverage of mentally ill exaggerates their role in gun violence
Miami Dade College's School of Justice in partnership with the City of Miami released a report on gun violence. According to the report's analysis of 2000-2014 data juveniles account for an 10 percent of the murders in Miami -- twice the national average. Read the full article … [Read more...] about Juveniles account for 10 percent of murders
by Cleveland School Remembers.org As students and teachers return to school this year, they have more to think about than academics. Planning for school lockdowns has become a part of teacher preparation for the school year. Some teachers are sewing or buying cheerful … [Read more...] about Whats going on as Students & Teachers Return to School
America may be getting ready for a smarter kind of gun.... Read More.. … [Read more...] about A Safer Gun User?