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Guns and suicide in the United States


The authors make the case that restricting access to lethal means, especially firearms, is one of the few suicide-prevention policies with proven effectiveness. The rationale for lethal means restriction as a public health approach to suicide prevention is summarized and empirical data are presented to bolster the rationale. read more >