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?

Host station:

KBAK TV in Bakersfield, CA


- Bill Walker, director of Kern Behavioral Health and Recovery Services

- Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood


Jeff Platt

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