Your Voice, Your Future Town Hall on Mental Health & Guns
Thursday, January 25, 2017
5:30 – 6:30 pm (PT)
Mass shootings always create a conversation about guns & mental health. Debate ensues on whether we should focus on gun control or mental health care (or both) as a means to prevent future shootings. But what does a mental-health focused approach look like? What are the myths & facts of mental health when it comes to violent crime? At what point should someone with a diagnosed mental illness lose access to firearms?
KBAK TV in Bakersfield, CA
- Bill Walker, director of Kern Behavioral Health and Recovery Services
- Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood