Research Video Spotlight: Limiting Access to Lethal Means

21 Jul 2020 — 1 min read

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National Latino Behavioral Health Association and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Partner to Advance Latino Suicide Prevention Efforts

Jul. 21, 2020 - Matthew Miller, M.D., MPH, of Harvard University, examines what it means to limit access to lethal means, such as firearms, for a person at-risk for suicide. As Dr. Miller explains, taking these measures not only reduces the risk of that person dying by suicide in the moment they are in crisis, but also reduces the risk of them taking their own life in the future.

To see more, visit our Research Video page, which features short, easy-to-understand clips from some of the world’s leading suicide prevention researchers, filmed during the 2017 International Summit on Suicide Research, co-sponsored by AFSP and the International Academy of Suicide Research.

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