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

Citation

Diprose Adams, SHG, Mental health first aid for firearm owners: addressing the elephant in the room, Alternative Law Journal, 44, (4) pp. 308-313. ISSN 1037-969X (2019) [Refereed Article]

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DOI: doi:10.1177/1037969X19856758

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 Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:Australia, mental health law and policy, public law, public health law and policy, law reform, firearms, guns, gun control, firearm licence
Research Division:Law and Legal Studies
Research Group:Law in context
Research Field:Law and society and socio-legal research
Objective Division:Law, Politics and Community Services
Objective Group:Justice and the law
Objective Field:Law reform
UTAS Author:Diprose Adams, SHG (Mr Samuel Diprose Adams)
ID Code:140626
Year Published:2019
Deposited By:Law
Deposited On:2020-08-31
Last Modified:2020-10-16
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