Guns Increase Suicide Mortality

A new study out in the Annals of Internal Medicine studied suicide cases in the United States between 2007 and 2014. The researchers were specifically examining the demographics associated with the methods and mortality rates of these cases.
Study source: https://annals.org/aim/fullarticle/2756854/suicide-case-fatality-rates-united-states-2007-2014-nationwide-population

If you or someone you know is dealing with thoughts of suicide, there is help:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration helpline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
The Trevor Project: 1-866-488-7386
International helplines: https://togetherweare-strong.tumblr.com/helpline#_=_

Related HCT episodes:
1. Firearms and Suicide: Guns and Public Health: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75alYlGCecc

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