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To optimize the use of community education and mentorship programs in addressing gun violence and drug abuse, it is essential and recommendable to prioritize their implementation based on the rate of gun violence in different states. For instance, the implementation of education and mentorship programs to address gun violence should be highly prioritized in areas such as but not limited to Chicago, Ohio, California, Atlanta, Tennessee, and New Orleans, which are the hotspots of crime.

 

 

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Banks, G., Hadenfeldt, K., Janoch, M., Manning, C., Ramos, K., & Patterson Silver Wolf, D. A. (2017). Gun violence and substance abuse.

 

Aggression and Violent Behavior, 34, 113-116. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.avb.2017.02.002

CDC. (2022).

 

Fast Facts: Firearm Violence Prevention. https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/firearms/fastfact.html

CNN. (2023).

 

Mass Shootings in the US Fast Facts. https://edition.cnn.com/2023/01/24/us/mass-shootings-fast-facts/index.html

DeFoster, R., & Swalve, N. (2017). Guns, culture or mental health? Framing mass shootings as a public health crisis. Health Communication, 33(10), 1211-1222.

 

https://doi.org/10.1080/10410236.2017.1350907

DuBois, D. L. (2022).

 

Reconsidering the effectiveness of mentoring for prevention of juvenile criminal recidivism: A brief comment on systematic review and meta-analysis of noninstitutional psychosocial interventions to prevent juvenile criminal recidivism (Olsson et al., 2021). Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 90(8), 647-651. https://doi.org/10.1037/ccp0000744

GVA. (2023). Gun Violence Archive.

 

https://www.gunviolencearchive.org/

McGinty, E. E., Choksy, S., & Wintemute, G. J. (2016). The relationship between controlled substances and violence.

 

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How guns and drugs contributes to the violence across America. The Recovery Village Drug and Alcohol Rehab.

 

https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/drug-addiction/how-guns-drugs-contribute-to-violence/

OJJDP. (n.d.). Section VII: Education initiatives and alternative prevention strategies.

 

Working for Youth Justice and Safety | Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

 

 https://ojjdp.ojp.gov/sites/g/files/xyckuh176/files/pubs/gun_violence/sect07.html

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