Gun Violence ~ Anxiety/Depression ~ Suicide ~ PTSD ~ Schizophrenia
“Reports suggest that up to 60% of perpetrators of mass shootings in the U.S. since 1971 displayed symptoms including acute paranoia, delusions, & depression before committing their crime.”1
“Suicide is among the 3 leading causes of death among people aged 15 to 44…Suicide is the leading cause of premature death in those diagnosed with Schizophrenia… Suicide risk is highest in depressed individuals who feel hopeless.”2
“National Center for P.T.S.D. says, “support groups can give you a sense of connection to other people, as well as help you to get better with talking about your own trauma induced, P.T.S.D.”
1. www.motherjones.com/politics/2012/11/jared-loughner-mass-shootings-mental-illness 7/23/2014 2. www.mentalhealth.samsha.gov/suicideprevention/suicidefacts. 2017University of Washington, School of Social Work,Mental Health Reporting.
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