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New Paper Applies Social Ecological Model to Firearm Suicide Prevention

June 26, 2018

The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence (Ed Fund) is pleased to announce the release of a new paper in Injury Prevention. The paper, entitled "Limiting Access to Lethal Means: Applying the Social Ecological Model for Firearm Suicide Prevention," was authored by the Ed Fund public health team and outlines a novel application of the social ecological model for firearm suicide prevention.



Breaking Through Barriers: The Emerging Role of Healthcare Provider Training Programs in Firearm Suicide Prevention.

September 13, 2017

The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence and the Consortium for Risk-Based Firearm Policy are proud to announce the release of a new report, “Breaking Through Barriers: The Emerging Role of Healthcare Provider Training Programs in Firearm Suicide Prevention.”



Ed Fund Policy Experts Author Article on Gun Violence Restraining Orders

September 6, 2017

Legal Director Kelly Roskam and Public Health Analyst Vicka Chaplin of the Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence authored the article "The Gun Violence Restraining Order: An Opportunity for Common Ground in the Gun Violence Debate" for the University of Virginia - Institute of Law, Psychiatry, & Public Policy's Developments in Mental Health Law summer issue.



Ed Fund Submits Testimony In Support of Extreme Risk Protective Orders in Massachusetts

July 21, 2017

"As a Public Health Analyst for the Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence and native of Framingham, Massachusetts, I am writing today in support of House Bill 3081 - An Act establishing Extreme Risk Protective Orders (ERPOs). This bill would prohibit a person who poses a significant danger of causing physical harm to themselves, the petitioner, or anyone else from having in his or her custody or control, owning, purchasing, possessing, or receiving any firearms or ammunition for a period of up to 1 year"



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