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64% of Americans who attempted suicide made a visit to a healthcare professional in the month before the attempt. But physicians do not routinely talk to patients about firearm access and the risk of suicide.

Ahmedani B. K., et al. Racial/Ethnic differences in health care visits made before suicide attempt across the United States. Medical Care, (2015). https://doi.org/10.1097/MLR.0000000000000335

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