Dr. David Brent will review the relationship between gun
storage and availability and violent death in young people, including:
suicide, homicide, and accidental death. The impact of legislation and
firearms counseling on gun mortality and gun storage will also be reviewed.
Recommendations for clinical counseling on method restriction and storage,
policy, and further research will be advanced.
At the conclusion of this
session, participants should be able to:
1. Describe the relationship
between method availability and risk for suicide, homicide and accidental
2. Explain the impact of changes
in availability on method use and firearms morbidity and mortality.
3. Discuss implications for