The truth about suicide & guns

Date: 2015
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)

Information

Type:  Report
Author:  Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence
Publisher:  Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence

This report includes a synthesis of data and research from the CDC, academic journals, and a variety of other sources concerning firearms and suicide. It provides a brief overview, followed by an examination of the relationship between firearm availability and suicide, a look at lethal means reduction as a strategy for suicide prevention, and finally, a discussion of several opportunities for prevention and promising practices.