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Increased Organized Activities Could Help Reduce Firearm Violence Among Youth

May 2, 2022


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According to a new study by researchers at the U-M Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention, participation in organized and group activities may play a key role in preventing firearm aggression among youth who have been exposed to violence or violent behaviors. Marc Zimmerman and Patrick Carter, faculty members and co-directors of the Institute, discuss their study and shared goal of identifying and implementing solutions to interrupt the cycle of firearm violence. The faculty experts share insights on key findings and potential solutions to address the leading cause of death among U.S. youth.

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