Guns and Isolated Young Men (Part 3/3)

© 2013 By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. In my first blog on this subject (April 5, 2013) I mentioned three issues to consider when addressing a social problem – in this case mass shootings. The first issue was to avoid “all-or-nothing thinking” in searching for solutions. The second, discussed in my blog of April 9th, […]

Guns and Isolated Young Men (Part 2/3)

© 2013 By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. In last week’s blog, I raised three issues to consider when addressing a social problem, then I talked about the first one: avoiding “all-or-nothing” thinking in addressing the problem of mass shootings, such as the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut and the Aurora theater in Colorado. I […]

Prevent the Next Shooting! Focus on the Youth Deficit!

© 2012 By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. I have tremendous empathy for the children, parents, teachers and staff at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT. They became the “targets of blame” for a young man with serious problems and no rational connection to his targets, except that they were vulnerable like him when […]