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Guns Don't Kill People, the Mentally Ill Do

wtf2 Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 8:49 AM
Excellent article, anyone who has tried to get help for SOMEONE ELSE'S mental illness (guess what, the disturbed person is usually not interested) knows the brick wall you bang your head on over and over. THEY KNOW THE GAME - if an adult says the magic words "Why no sir, I don't feel like I will hurt myself or others right now" you are screwed. And the drugs are a crapshoot, they can turn you into a different person in days, even hours.

Seung-Hui Cho, who committed the Virginia Tech massacre in 2007, had been diagnosed with severe anxiety disorder as a child and placed under treatment.

But Virginia Tech was prohibited from being told about Cho's mental health problems because of federal privacy laws.

At college, Cho engaged in behavior even more bizarre than the average college student. He stalked three women and, at one point, went totally silent, refusing to speak even to his roommates. He was involuntarily committed to a mental institution for one night and then unaccountably unleashed on the public, whereupon he proceeded to engage in...