The ongoing relationship between suicide by gun and COVID-19

Source: Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence Firearm Suicide and COVID-19 Mitigating Risk During a Pandemic The following memo outlines what the current research says about…

The ongoing relationship between suicide by gun and COVID-19

Source: Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence Firearm Suicide and COVID-19 Mitigating Risk During a Pandemic The following memo outlines what the current research says about…

Source: Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence

Firearm Suicide and COVID-19
Mitigating Risk During a Pandemic

The following memo outlines what the current research says about the risk factors for suicide that may
become more prevalent during COVID-19 and shares the interventions available to help mitigate that
risk. Reducing suicide risk factors such as loneliness, economic uncertainty, escalating stress and
distress, and risky alcohol use while also reducing access to firearms is key to ensuring that COVID-19
does not further exacerbate the rate of suicide in the United States.

https://preventfirearmsuicide.efsgv.org/wp-content/uploads/Firearm-Suicide-and-COVID-fact-sheet.pdf

 

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