Urgent attention must be paid to the current level of access to mental health services in the United States; such access is woefully insufficient.
Additionally, it should be noted that behavioral threat assessment is becoming a standard of care for preventing violence in schools, colleges, and the workplace and against government and other public officials.
Any account of gun violence in the United States must be able to explain both why males are perpetrators of the vast majority of gun violence and why the vast majority of males never perpetrate gun violence.
Reducing incidents of gun violence arising from criminal misconduct or suicide is an important goal of broader primary and secondary prevention and intervention strategies.
Such strategies must also attend to redirecting developmental antecedents and larger sociocultural processes that contribute to gun violence and gun-related deaths.
Situation #1) I spent 10 years in the military as a fireman. I have also even been a Correctional Officer in the civilian world after all this.
At that time I was only experiencing pain from my Chron’s Diease. They gave me a suringe and told me to take 5cc’s twice a day. So I lowered my dose to 2cc’s, and that was much better. I really wish I would have brought the bottle in with me, to show them that that was not true, but they didn’t believe me, and just left the room and would not speak to me.
Toward this end, in February 2013 the American Psychological Association commissioned this report by a panel of experts to convey research-based conclusions and recommendations (and to identify gaps in such knowledge) on how to reduce the incidence of gun violence — whether by homicide, suicide, or mass shootings — nationwide.