Officials say it’s “all hands on deck” to quell the sudden increase in deaths.
Halfway through 2020, the number of Black residents of Cook County who’ve died by suicide has already surpassed last year’s total. “Ignoring the issue until it becomes a crisis has become the method of treatment,” says one mental health advocate.
Even in small-town Ohio, keeping students safe requires constant vigilance — and special attention to the risks posed by firearms.
The proposal addresses drawbacks to a similar state law that were first reported by The Trace.
Children living in poor areas are almost twice as likely to die by firearm suicide…
Local officials say they’re unaware of the 'no buy' list.
A City Council bill would provide therapists, but sidesteps the accessibility of firearms.
The findings, part of a broader look at national suicide trends, found the gun dealer connection particularly stark in urban counties.
An innovative prevention measure gives people the power to suspend their own gun rights. For the law professor who developed the concept, it’s deeply personal.
No other country comes close to the United States’ rate of self-inflicted fatal shootings, which is linked closely with its incomparable levels of gun ownership.