Monday, October 5, 2015

How the Mental Health System Works, how it doesn’t

Regarding the need for strict federal gun laws, the need for mental health reform is the Republican Party scapegoat. We do need mental health reform but it’s a separate problem, it will not solve America’s gun problem.

Setting aside the comedy, the statistics may or may not be accurate but they are close enough to present the mental health problem we do have, John Oliver’s remarks reflect the truth about mental health.

Here is John Oliver explaining “how our national system of treating mental health works, or more often than not, how it doesn’t.”