The Consortium for Risk-Based Firearm Policy              

April 2017

The Consortium for Risked-Based Firearm Policy




In order to share the good work you have been doing, we are sending out a monthly update with relevant studies, projects, and articles that our Consortium members and others are working on. Please feel free to send us any recently published studies or projects throughout the month, and we will compile and distribute to the group.


Here you will find a press release from the Prosecutors Against Gun Violence (PAGV) and the American State Legislators for Gun Violence Prevention (ASLGVP). The April 3 press release highlights proposals in 20 states to create Extreme Risk Protection Orders. The Consortium developed the Gun Violence Restraining Order policy approximately four years ago which was detailed in the 2013 report “Guns, Public Health, and Mental Illness: An Evidence-Based Approach for State Policy.” Without the technical expertise, commitment to gun violence prevention, and collaboration from our members, we would not be where we are today.


As usual, don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or ideas.






Betz ME, Ranney ML, Wintemute GJ. (2017). Physicians, Patients, and Firearms: The Courts Say “Yes”. Ann Intern Med.


Hirschtritt ME, Binder RL. (2017). Interrupting the Mental Illness-Incarceration-Recidivism Cycle. JAMA.


Rosellini AJ, Street AE, Ursano RJ, Chiu WT, Heeringa SG, Monahan J, Naifeh JA, Petukhova MV, Reis BY, Sampson NA, Bliese PD, Stein MB, Zaslavsky AM, Kessler RC. (2017). Sexual Assault Victimization and Mental Health Treatment, Suicide Attempts, and Career Outcomes Among Women in the US Army. Am J Pub Health.


Vilares I, Wesley MJ, Ahn WY, Bonnie RJ, Hoffman M, Jones OD, Morse SJ, Yaffe G, Lohrenz T, Montague PR. (2017). Predicting the knowledge-recklessness distinction in the human brain. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A.


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