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Mass shootings shouldn't be the only time we talk about mental illness - The Storm Lake Times



Mass shootings shouldn't be the only time we talk about mental illness 
The Storm Lake Times
That basically says it's OK to let millions of Americans suffer so long as they don't shoot anybody. BY JILL RICHARDSON. After every mass shooting, we repeat all of the same things. Some call for gun control. Those against gun control say this isn't ...

 


CEO of Kaiser Permanente says mental illness is a 'silent epidemic ... - Business Insider



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CEO of Kaiser Permanente says mental illness is a 'silent epidemic ... 
Business Insider
Too often, we have separate locations, separate doors, and separate care teams for mental and physical care.
No, Trump Didn't Make It Easier For People With Mental Illness To Buy Guns The Federalist
Carter: On gun control and mental illness, Congress continues to do nothing Carroll County Times
Mental Health and Gun Control American Thinker

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Advocates say blaming Florida shooting on mental illness will lead ... - Washington Post



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Advocates say blaming Florida shooting on mental illness will lead ... 
Washington Post
Many people with mental health issues already feel discriminated against.

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Trump's one piece of gun-related legislation undid restrictions aimed at mental illness - CNN



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Trump's one piece of gun-related legislation undid restrictions aimed at mental illness 
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The regulation, finalized in December under Obama's tenure, required the Social Security Administration to disclose information quarterly to the national gun background check system about certain people with mental illness. While the list of eligible ...
Checking Facts and Falsehoods About Gun Violence and Mental Illness After Parkland Shooting New York Times
Trump Undid Obama Rule That Added Mentally Ill People to Gun Check Register Fortune
Donald J. Trump on Twitter: "So many signs that the Florida shooter was mentally disturbed, even expelled from ... Twitter
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Last February, Trump signed a bill making it easier for people with mental illness to buy guns - Vox



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Last February, Trump signed a bill making it easier for people with mental illness to buy guns 
Vox
It did not attract a ton of attention at the time (nothing does these days) but about a year ago on February 28, 2017, Congress passed and Donald Trump signed a law revoking an Obama-era regulatory initiative that made it harder for people with mental ...

 


So You Think Someone Might Be Mentally Ill - The Atlantic



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So You Think Someone Might Be Mentally Ill 
The Atlantic
The system for getting someone [exhibiting signs of a potential mental illness] into care, especially if someone doesn't want to go themselves, can be very different state to state. It's called an ?emergency evaluation.? In a state like Florida, the ...

 


Experts Say There's Little Connection Between Mental Health And Mass Shootings - KERA News



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Experts Say There's Little Connection Between Mental Health And Mass Shootings 
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KODJAK: The patients received little mental health care. They were often abused and neglected. LILLY: Mental health institutions not only imprisoned people who would have what we today call a mental health disability or a mental health diagnosis. They ...
Fact-checking claims about gun violence and mental illness Bend Bulletin

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Paying disabled workers less than minimum wage is legal in the US. Alaska has now banned it. - Vox



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Paying disabled workers less than minimum wage is legal in the US. Alaska has now banned it. 
Vox
These recent changes highlight America's shifting views about the best way to help people with disabilities live their lives. Advocates are pushing for services that focus on independence and integration over the isolation of mental institutions or ...

 


Lifeguard sexually assaulted teen with mental disability in 2013 - OzarksFirst.com



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Lifeguard sexually assaulted teen with mental disability in 2013 
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A judge announced Tuesday that a Springfield man is guilty of sexually assaulting a mentally disabled teen at a YMCA in 2013. Matthew Scott Woolfolk, 33, was convicted of three counts of sexual assault following a trial last year. Police said Woolfolk ...
Man convicted of sex crime at Springfield YMCA Springfield News-Leader

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Don't Blame the Mentally Ill. Blame the Guns. - The Nation.



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Don't Blame the Mentally Ill. Blame the Guns. 
The Nation.
A few simple measures would save lives, without stigmatizing mental illness or creating discriminatory legislation that might violate privacy, civil rights, and the autonomy of the mentally ill community. There's no reason for suicide to be the 10th ...

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