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Guns And Mental Health

  1. SpanStar profile image61
    SpanStarposted 5 years ago

    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.

    1. profile image53
      whoisitposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      When I have a bad day I don't threaten to kill, maybe you should reevaluate.

      1. SpanStar profile image61
        SpanStarposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        You'll have to forgive the rest of the population we're not all as perfect as you are.....I'm guessing you do forgive?

  2. psycheskinner profile image82
    psycheskinnerposted 5 years ago

    Mental health professional are already required to report and act upon plausible threats to harm self or others.

    1. SpanStar profile image61
      SpanStarposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      This is true however the article points that reporting and restriction will be tighter.

 
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