In our zeal to fixed the problem of gun violence as it relates to mentally ill people have we swung the pendulum too far?
http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/01 … a-gun?lite
The above article points out people who may be in need of mentally care physicians for a evaluations are indicating they are going to stay away cents a mentally care physician will be obligated to report any instance of someone indicating that they may want to do harm to themselves or others.
What if you are I was having a bad day and we happen to say something we didn't mean like "I could just kill my supervisor" maybe in the waiting room of a hospital we just might find ourselves on that list of not being able to get a weapon.
When I have a bad day I don't threaten to kill, maybe you should reevaluate.
Mental health professional are already required to report and act upon plausible threats to harm self or others.
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