Firearm Suicide in the United States


This report on firearm suicide in the United States points out Americans should be aware of the prevalence of firearm suicide, how having access to a gun increases the risk of suicide, and steps they can take to mitigate risk. Research shows that having access to a firearm triples one’s risk of death by suicide. Increased access to mental health and medical services, including suicide prevention services, can help prevent a rise in suicide deaths.

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