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Suicide Statistics

Guns and Suicide: Worse Than Just a Means

Tom Harvey | Posted 11.16.2013 | Politics
Tom Harvey

Why aren't the number of non-gun suicides lower in high gun states? If the effect of guns on the suicide rate is just a matter of being a convenient means then gun suicide should replace non-gun suicide in many cases.

It's Time to Stand Up Against Military Suicides

Lisa Cypers Kamen, MA | Posted 12.04.2012 | Impact
Lisa Cypers Kamen, MA

With the heartbreaking suicide stories accumulating at an alarming rate, it's time to follow in the army's footsteps. There's never been a more critical time to stage our own suicide stand-down.

Let's Question the Accuracy of Current Military Suicide Statistics

Cilla McCain | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics
Cilla McCain

Until all of our troops' and veterans' problems are honestly acknowledged and factored in to the planning of suicide prevention programs, the current response is not going put a dent in the numbers.