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What can be done to improve mental health care in the US?

There are very few options for the severely mentally ill. Therefore most of them are homeless or in prison. It seems the government and insurance companies see these persons as a "drain" on our society....so they offer little or nothing to help them. What happens to persons with mental disorders in other countries?

Asked By: Kaybee - 3/28/2007
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I have to agree with you. I work in a hospital and we get homeless people all the time and the one thing that I have learned about our homeless is that most of them suffer from sort of mental illness, most of the time a severe type. We never discharge our homeless back onto the streets from the hospital that I work... More
Answered By: Christina J - 3/28/2007
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Assuming you are speaking of those severe cases of mental illness that the homeless may have or those in prison may have; it is necessary to educate the people, like police, wardens, guards, homeless shelter managers, and the general public on the fact that mental illness is just that, an illness and not some character... More
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Answered By: Mad Mac - 3/28/2007
 
I have been unable to get the "available" treatment for my son through the mental healtcare system, so I'm trying to go through the judicial system. They won't do anything because there is no funding unless he commits a crime, although he obviously needs help. Why isn't any federal funding provided to the states to... More
Answered By: w*f? - 3/29/2007
 
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