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Majority Say Treating Mental Health, Not Gun Control, Key to Preventing Mass Shootings

rgama Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 3:48 PM
Success rate in the treatment of mental health, even with the best treatment available, is usually under 50%.
Mike ATX Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 3:54 PM
Success rate for communities with strict gun control laws is zero percent.
psydoc Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 3:53 PM
But, what you are not stating is that long-term mental health care is almost impossible to get, unless you are willing to pay out-of-pocket.

You also fail to mention the social stigma attached to people who seek care.
rgama Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 3:50 PM
..or what Katie would call, "a majority"
jafo2me Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 3:52 PM
And that would be 2% more than 48% which Obozo calls a mandate!!!
lois01 Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 3:54 PM
or 51% which is what he received.

A new Rasmussen Report shows the majority of Americans believe better treatement of mental health problems is the best and more effective way to prevent mass shootings, not gun control.

Americans want something done following the horrific news from Sandy Hook Elementary School last week, and a plurality believes a greater emphasis on mental health issues will be the most effective way to prevent such tragedies.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 48% of Americans believe more action to treat mental health issues will do the most to prevent incidents like...