Suicide Rates Among Young People Spiked After Missouri Loosened Gun Laws, Study Finds

KBIA interviews UMKC researchers about their report

Gun-related suicides among young people in Missouri rose sharply after legislators relaxed state gun laws, based on a new report from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Jeffrey Metzner, associate professor of psychiatry; and Apurva Bhatt, psychiatry resident, are co-authors and were interviewed for this story. This St. Louis Public Radio story was picked up by KCUR.

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Published: Nov 30, 2020

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