Op Ed: Blaming Mental Illness Won’t Solve Gun Violence Problem
The Cincinnati Enquirer recently published our Op Ed urging that in order to solve gun violence, we must acknowledge that the real problem is access to guns, not mental illness. Stigmatizing people with mental illness as being violent will deter people from seeking treatment and distract us from tackling the real causes of the problem. We must continue to make mental health treatment accessible and affordable for those who need it by ensuring that it is covered through Ohio’s Medicaid expansion. Read the full Op Ed here.