Posts Tagged ‘mass murder’

January 18, 2013

Guns and Mental Health

There were 30,470 firearm related deaths in the United States in 2010, the most recent year for which statistics are available. Of those, about 19,000 were suicide and roughly 11,000 were homicides. Two thirds of all gun related deaths; a very significant majority, were suicide. In 2010 there were 38,364 suicides so guns account for […]

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July 22, 2012

Mental Illness and Mass Murder

The nation is once again riveted by the horror of a mass murder.  Viewing the tragedy in the national media coverage, talking about it on Facebook, Twitter and other internet venues is  how we come together in modern society to share our anxiety and our grief.  Prominent in all the discussions is the question of […]

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