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Highlighted Resource: Actionable Steps for Preventing Firearm Suicides among Adolescents and Young Adults

Jul 27, 2023 7:00:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski

With suicides among young North Carolinians ages 15-24 on the rise, particularly in firearm-related deaths, people at all levels of the healthcare system need effective strategies to reverse this trend.

ncahecdigitallibraryA recent article in the NC Medical Journal discusses actions that healthcare providers, policy-makers, and the general public can take to reduce the risk of firearm-related suicides for this at-risk age group.

This article is part of the NC Medical Journal's issue on firearm injuries in NC, which also covers highlights on other at-risk groups, examples of community programs from across the state, and data about the issue.

To learn more, check out the ADL's Highlighted Article:
Actionable Steps for Preventing Firearm Suicides among Adolescents and Young Adults

To see other articles on firearms in NC, check out the July/August NC Medical Journal issue:
Reducing Firearm Injury & Death in North Carolina


Tags: adolescent, digital library

Brooke Kochanski

Written by Brooke Kochanski

Marketing & Communications Specialist at Northwest AHEC

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