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Mental Health Services for Youth in the United States | Poli Chi

Mental Health Services for Youth in the United States | Poli Chi | mental health disorders | Scoop.it
The shooting in Newtown has not only brought up the issue of gun control in the United States, but that of mental health. Many people feel that the culprit, Adam Lanza, had easier access to a gun than to mental health services ...
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we need improvements for mental health and disroder institutions!

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Mental Health Services Erode As States Slash Budgets

Mental Health Services Erode As States Slash Budgets | mental health disorders | Scoop.it
As a result, of the estimated 45.9 million U.S. adults 18 or older who had mental illness in 2010, some 11 million had "an unmet need for mental health care," estimates the Alliance for Health Reform, a nonprofit advocacy ...
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Mental illness services are withering away, and improved access to these institutions would lessen stress on people with family or friends with mental disorders. The Community Mental Health Center Act that was passed, was meant to help this situation but failed. Only some of the institutions were made.

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U.S. Mental Healthcare System Failing Patients, Advocates Say

U.S. Mental Healthcare System Failing Patients, Advocates Say | mental health disorders | Scoop.it
On Feb. 9, 1844, the governor of Missouri ate breakfast, went to his office and locked the door. Then he shot himself with a rifle.
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Samantha Marone's comment, January 3, 2013 11:08 AM
Mental health disorders are a major issue and ones with the disorders need help. A lot of money has been cut from stae budgets.