* Suicides increased 28 percent from 1999 to 2010, the CDC reported.
* Military suicides outnumbered combat deaths in Afghanistan last year, 349 to 295.
After the Sandy Hook massacre last December, many pushed for what they called a national discussion on expanding gun control.
Congress had that conversation and decided more gun control is not necessarily the answer. The law
requires federally licensed dealers to do background checks on purchasers through the FBI facility in Clarksburg.
One way America can reduce gun deaths is better mental health treatment and research.
Improving the community mental health system would reduce the number of people who take their own lives and could save the lives of many other innocents.
There was no room on Monday for someone with mental issues. It's time to make room.