Module 01 Discussion – The Present Mental Health System
View the two videos linked below then answer the discussion question provided.
From the timeline, you are aware that in the 1960s it was decided that the mentally ill should be provided care/treatment in their communities. This video will explain this process in greater detail.
This is another segment of the same movie, explaining how communities in the different states were unable to meet client needs. As a result, many became homeless at that time, and many with a mental health disorder are homeless today.
Do you think the mental health system in our country today functions well, or is it broken? Why or why not?
Support your choice with at least two examples and one credible resource.
- Explain why you agree or disagree with at least two other classmates responses
- Provide at least two examples and one credible resource to support each response