TITLE

Mental Illness Gets Too Much Room to Grow

AUTHOR(S)
Stanek, Rich
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Deputy & Court Officer;2013, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a reprint of the article "Mental Illness Gets Too Much Room to Grow," by Rich Stanek, which appeared in "StarTribune." It discusses the issues of gun control in the U.S. such as the access to guns by the mentally ill. It mentions the National Criminal Instant Background Check System (NICS) which helps law enforcement to identify people who are disqualified from buying guns. It suggests that a real strategy is needed to deal with the issued of forensic psychiatry care.
ACCESSION #
86251575

 

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