News: Mass Shootings
Following the weekend’s mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, Executive Vice President of University Life Suzanne Goldberg…
Increasingly, when we talk about gun violence in this country we also talk about mental illness. In many ways, this…
In the United States, more than half of people with serious mental illness do not get treatment at all. Perhaps if we addressed this crisis, we might also end up with fewer homicides, argues Adjunct Associate Professor Michael Friedman.
Read the responses given by Adjunct Associate Professor Michael B. Friedman to a debate concerning the effectiveness of the U.S. policy of deinstitutionalization of mental health services, organized by MedPageToday.com.
In response to the White House report proposing to tighten gun control and further mental health reform to curb gun violence, CUSSW Associate Professor Vicki Lens discussed the Second Amendment and CU Professor Michael Stone, the psychology of mass murderers.
The events of Sandy Hook elicited sadness, grief, anger and confusion. Social workers recognize and have studied this kind of anxiety. Professor Anne Conway provides recommendations for individuals and families looking for ways to cope.