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The War on Mental Health

Becca in TX Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 11:17 AM
jessie-You obviously don't know what you're talking about. The Republicans had nothing to do with changing the laws so that it's almost impossible to get any treatment for an unstable person unless they agree to it-that was the Dims and the LIBERAL ACLU.

The Huffington Post reported today that mental health solutions alone can't thwart gun violence.

[B]y shifting the debate away from gun control and toward mental health concerns, proponents run the risk of further stigmatizing mental illness, discouraging those who confront it from seeking professional help. "Most gun violence is just not committed by people with mental illness, were we somehow to stop violence by anyone with a mental illness -- as unlikely as that outcome might be -- we would be safer, but only a teeny bit safer. As much as these incidents attract everybody's attention and concern, they are...