U-M livestream: Reducing the Risk: Firearms and Mental Health

DATE: Noon-1 p.m. Thursday, May 16, 2024

EVENT: “Reducing the Risk: Firearms and Mental Health”

Experts from the University of Michigan Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention will discuss tips about safe firearm safe storage and how to leverage the “red flag laws” now available in Michigan and other states.

The panelists will also share additional prevention strategies, and give insight into what further research and implementation are needed to ensure effectiveness of risk reduction.

This session will feature three experts:

Cynthia Ewell Foster, Ph.D.
Victor Hong, M.D.
Mark Ilgen, Ph.D.


Participation is free. This event will be streamed live over the Institute’s LinkedIn, Michigan Medicine YouTube channel(link is external) & Michigan Medicine Facebook page.

Submit your questions:

We welcome your questions for this experienced panel. You may submit questions live during the web chat through Facebook (via private message or by commenting on the video itself) or by emailing Ask-MichMed@med.umich.edu prior to the event.