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Storing Loaded Gun At Home Raised Soliders’ Risk of Death By Suicide, Study Finds


“The reality is that removing a firearm from a home is likely to be the safest thing someone can do to prevent suicide,” said Joseph Simonetti, an assistant professor of medicine at the CU School of Medicine, “but [the study] provides some support that for those only willing to make safety changes within the home, such as locking their guns and leaving them unloaded, that can also reduce their suicide risk.”

 

CBS Baltimore, June 7, 2019