If you look at all the mental health “reforms” that the gun control crowd is pushing these days, if even half of them passed, the end result would be that I’d never seek medical help for any problem I might have ....Sebastian makes a simple, yet elegant case against the "Mental Health Reporting" issues which are current in Gun Control America today. If we seek health for emotional issues, with the very fact of seeking help result in confiscation of our firearms?
Duty To Warn:
I'm not confident that the issue has been intelligently researched, let alone resolved. It doesn't help that the "reporting issue" hasn't been widely discussed (in public) my the Mental Health Practitioners whose newly assigned duties are being bandied about ... are prepared to assume that responsibility.
My understanding is that Mental Health Practitioners (let's call them "Shrinks" for the purpose of brevity) are not entirely on board with this newly defined responsibility.
This is an extremely "touchy" issue for Psychological therapists: