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Mental health first aid for firearm owners: addressing the elephant in the room

Diprose Adams, SHG 2019 , 'Mental health first aid for firearm owners: addressing the elephant in the room' , Alternative Law Journal, vol. 44, no. 4 , pp. 308-313 , doi: 10.1177/1037969X19856758.

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Abstract

Suicide is the leading cause of firearm-related death in Australia. Mental health first aid (MHFA) training has demonstrated capacity to address the risk factors for suicide. This article proposes that online mental health first aid training should be a requirement for acquiring or renewing a firearms licence in Australia

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Diprose Adams, SHG
Keywords: Australia, mental health law and policy, public law, public health law and policy, law reform, firearms, guns, gun control, firearm licence
Journal or Publication Title: Alternative Law Journal
Publisher: Australia
ISSN: 1037-969X
DOI / ID Number: 10.1177/1037969X19856758
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