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What can be done to reverse worrying U.S. gun suicide trend

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Written by PBS on September 9, 2023

Firearms are involved in more than half of suicides in the U.S. The gun suicide rate has reached an all-time high, and for the first time, the rate is higher among Black kids and teens than white ones, according to a recent analysis by Johns Hopkins University. William Brangham speaks with Emmy Betz, MD, professor of emergency medicine and director of the CU Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative, to learn more.

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