The Gun Violence Prevention Report: 07.04.19

Alerts • Knowledge • Solutions • Action • Opinion

Gun violence takes no holiday and neither does The Gun Violence Reporter:

ALERTS

According to the Half Staff Project, the deadliest spike in US gun violence this year can be expected just about now:

KNOWLEDGE

The public discourse connecting gun violence and mental health risks stigmatizing people with mental health issues:

A gun can be a risk for its owner, as well as anyone who visits — caregivers, grandkids, friends:

SOLUTIONS

Aims to reduce gun violence by providing therapy, jobs and support services to over 500 men from South and West Side neighborhoods plagued by gang violence:

ACTION

Focusing on on how clinicians can help prevent firearm injuries, including suicide, intimate partner violence, and accidents:

To raise awareness about gun violence and advocate for reform:

OPINION

"Three out of four children know the location of their parent’s gun in the home, while one out of every three children admitted to handling the gun unsupervised:"

"Officials in Kansas City and St. Louis, two of the nation’s most dangerous cities, are powerless to act:"

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