A spring 2013 Harvard Public Health magazine article titled “Guns & Suicide: The Hidden Toll” has won the Grand Gold Award for Best Article of the Year from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). The article topped 74 other entries in CASE Districts I and II, which
A spring 2013 Harvard Public Health magazine article titled “Guns & Suicide: The Hidden Toll” has won the Grand Gold Award for Best Article of the Year from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). The article topped 74 other entries in CASE Districts I and II, which include colleges and universities throughout New York, …
John Berryman centennial reintroduces Pulitzer-winning poet and onetime Harvard lecturer. Harvard Public Health article on guns and suicide wins top award News + | Date June 17, 2014. No mental health benefit from fish oil News + | Date May 15, 2014. Gun access heightens risk of suicide, murder More than double the rate of general
Guns & Suicide The Hidden Toll. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Editor, Harvard Public Health. I n the national debate over gun violence—a debate stoked by mass murders such as last December and they don’t always turn out for the best. There were guns in our home. My husband has hunting rifles. My daughter and …
A New Study Solidifies the Link Between Guns and Suicide Some skeptics attribute suicide trends to variables other than the availability of firearms. Fresh research from the Harvard School of Public Health and Northeastern University may put the debate to rest.
Guns & Suicide: The Hidden Toll Special Report by Madeline Drexler, Editor, Harvard Public Health 24 Harvard Public Health There’s a gas station maybe a five-minute drive away from us, and the gas station sells guns.
David Hemenway, Professor of Health Policy at Harvard University, has written widely on injury prevention, including articles on firearms, violence, suicide, child abuse, motor vehicle crashes, fires, falls and fractures. He will be at …
Some evidence supports the researchers’ optimism. Utah’s Suicide Prevention Coalition is modeled after one in New Hampshire, the state that in 2009 was the first state to bring together gun advocates and public health workers to work on prevention of firearm suicide. Today, there are 20 such coalitions in states and counties across the country.
While nine out of ten people who attempt suicide will not go on to die of suicide, nine out of ten people who attempt suicide with a gun will die. This compares with, for example, 1 to 2 per cent suicide death rates from medication overdoses.
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Karl Rosston, Montana’s first and only suicide prevention coordinator since 2007, said when it comes to firearms, his primary focus has been on safe storage, giving out thousands of gun locks to health care providers, schools and suicide prevention groups throughout the years.