Tag: End The Stigma

Trump Suggests More Mental Institutions as Answer to Gun Violence | KTLA

When shots rang out last year at a high school in Parkland, Florida, leaving 17 people dead, President Donald Trump quickly turned his thoughts to creating more mental institutions.
— Read on ktla.com/2019/08/30/trump-suggests-more-mental-institutions-as-answer-to-gun-violence/

Yeah…no.

NAMI’s Statement Regarding President Trump’s Comments on Reinstitutionalizing People with Mental Ill | NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

NAMI Acting CEO Angela Kimball responds to President Trump’s statements about reopening mental “institutions.”
— Read on www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2019/NAMI-s-Statement-Regarding-President-Trump-s-Comments-on-Reinstitutionalizing-People-with-Mental-Ill

I wanted to show this earlier along with the post below, but my WordPress app kept shutting down on me and my laptop is sorta not working.

Trump suggests opening more mental institutions to deal with mass shootings – CNNPolitics

Trump suggests opening more mental institutions to deal with mass shootings – CNNPolitics
— Read on amp.cnn.com/cnn/2019/08/15/politics/trump-guns-mental-institutions/index.html

White Nationalists are the cause, but he won’t admit it. Universal background check are the solution but he doesn’t want lose support from the NRA, so let’s blame the mentally ill.

Gun reform: Don’t scapegoat, institutionalize the mentally ill

‘Crazy’ is not a diagnosis. And the hate, racism, bigotry and white supremacist ideas of mass shooters are not symptoms of people with mental illness.
— Read on www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/voices/2019/08/20/gun-reform-mental-illness-health-violence-column/2051696001/

A Mental Health Database Is Stigmatizing, Harmful & Not The Answer To Gun Violence

In this op-ed, writer Lux Alptraum explains why the call to make a mental health database to prevent guns from being purchased by people living with mental illness is stigmatizing and harmful.
In the wake of multiple mass shootings in El Paso,…
— Read on www.bustle.com/p/a-mental-health-database-is-stigmatizing-harmful-not-the-answer-to-gun-violence-18563484