Florida shooting puts spotlight on mental health resources

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The shooting rampage that took the lives of people and injured more in Parkland, Fla., is putting a spotlight on the difficulties for school districts to treat students with mental health issues. Only percent of students in need get access to comprehensive mental health services..These events, stretching from an arena in South Florida to the White House, have put a glaring spotlight on the central question that has been asked over the massacre in Parkland could have been prevented with stricter gun control laws and improved treatment for mental health issues, the poll found..Despite four shooting rampages since President Obama took office in , mental health care continues to be hampered by budget cuts, closures, battles with insurers and stigma, doctors said.."If we can stop one person from getting a gun with intent to harm I want that law in the books," she said. That s why she supports universal background checks, mental health screenings and the closing of the gun show loopholes to name a few. Former Republican Congressman David Jolly says both sides .







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