Preventing Gun Violence: When Legislation Isn't Enough

 

A public health approach looks beyond the individual... We need to have infrastructure for prevention.

Franklin Cosey-Gay Director of the Violence Recovery Program at University of Chicago Med...
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Preventing Gun Violence: When Legislation Isn't Enough

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It sometimes feels like we can do nothing to stop gun violence. But easy access to mental health services, widely available trainings to identify individuals at risk, school curricula that elevate social and emotional learning, and community outreach and mentoring programs are all strategies for interrupting gun violence before it occurs. Despite often-angry rhetoric, there is a lot of common ground between individuals who own firearms and those who don't. Learn more about ways that communities across the United States are actually reducing gun suicide, breaking the cycle of street violence, and healing in the face of tragedy.

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