Gun Violence and Mental Health

With 8 mass shootings over the past year in the United States, such horrendous events do not feel so infrequent. Naturally, our reaction is to want to understand why, to wish for a clear and concrete answer that helps us to grasp how such a horrible thing could happen.  In recent times, the wake of a mass shooting prompts conversation about gun violence and mental illness.  Why is that?  Is it because…

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