This observational study determined that more restrictive overall gun control policies are associated with a reduced likelihood of youth gun carrying; these findings are relevant to gun policy debates about the critical importance of strengthening the overall gun law environment to prevent youth gun carrying.
This secondary data analysis of the 2013 California Healthy Kids Survey reports that during wartime, military-connected youth are at increased risk for adverse outcomes, such as use of alcohol and other substances of abuse; physical and nonphysical violence and harassment; and weapon carrying, compared with nonmilitary peers.
This period trend analysis describes trends in suicide among US children younger than 12 years by sociodemographic group and method of death.
This longitudinal study reports that suicide rates for adolescents and young adults are higher in rural than urban communities, and rural-urban disparities appear to be increasing over time.
This Editorial discusses the role that access to firearms plays in youth suicide and suggests ways to reduce that risk.
This special communication identifies 10 urgent priorities for the health and health care of US children.