Gun access can turn suicidal thought into actions

gunRecent research indicates that people who have access to firearms are about three times more likely to kill themselves than people who don’t have access to guns. But even if you don’t acquire a gun yourself, a gun owned by a friend or relative could become a problem at a weak moment. “Having tools for suicide completion totally makes it way more tempting to attempt or complete suicide.” Hear the investigation about how differing state laws make a difference for people contemplating suicide, on Youth Radio.

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