Bullied youth report easier access to loaded guns more than other youth: report
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A dangerous mix: Bullied youth report access to loaded guns more than other youth

By Maayan Simckes, Ph.D. Student in Epidemiology, University of Washington. For school-aged youth, access to a gun can increase their risk for becoming a victim of or for committing a violent crime, including suicide and homicide. It also increases a child’s risk of experiencing an unintentional injury or death. Youth may gain access to guns in…