How do I get a job in a mental health field?

I'm in the 8th grade and we are researching careers. I decided I wanted to research jobs in asylums.(I'm not sure if there still called this). What jobs are their and what kind of college path would I need to take? Are there any pros and cons? If so what are they? Please and thank you:)

Asked By: - 1/10/2012
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If you work hard enough, and you get good grades and have decent test scores, I would recommend going to medical school and being a psychiatrist. These are the doctors that run the mental health facilities. As a psychiatrist, you will work with mentally ill patients to get their medicine right, to get them well again... More
Answered By: Daniel - 1/10/2012
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There are a multitude of jobs... More
Answered By: flyingdebris - 1/10/2012
LOL You made me giggle with your asylum comment. No, they are no longer called that... More
Answered By: Concerned Counselor - 1/10/2012
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