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WashU Expert: We must address suicide in gun violence in America

In the United States, almost 50,000 people die every year from suicide. While participating in a June 13 briefing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., a Washington University in St. Louis expert testified that — amid the need nationally to stem violence in schools and elsewhere — suicide remains preventable.

And prevention methods go beyond behavioral means, testified Sean Joe, the Benjamin E. Youngdahl Professor of Social Development at the Brown School. Read more here.

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