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Facts About Mental Illness and Violence

Let’s be careful not to turn this into a conversation of ableism and immediately blame mental illness for acts of extreme violence.
Here’s what the science says:
  1. The vast majority of people with mental illness are not violent.
  2. The public is misinformed about the link between mental illness and violence.
  3. Inaccurate beliefs about mental illness and violence lead to widespread stigma and discrimination.
  4. The link between mental illness and violence is promoted by the entertainment and news media.

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    some mentally ill people are violent… some are not. some people should never handle a gun… some are responsible.