Suicide is one of the leading causes of death in the United States, but receives fewer research dollars than other health-related issues. EDC’s Adam Swanson and Jerry Reed discuss why this is the case and reflect on the progress in prevention that has been made in recent years.
EDC announces the launch of the Coalition for Elementary Science. The kick-off event for the Coalition will be the Elementary Science Summit: Preparing K–5 for a STEM Future, November 30, at EDC headquarters in Waltham.
The majority of gun deaths in the United States are a result of suicide. EDC’s Jerry Reed is interviewed about research showing that reducing people’s access to lethal means during a moment of crisis leads to a reduction in suicide deaths.