We’ve discussed a number of times how our country’s health care system historically invested far more in treating sickness than maintaining health. I trust that the attached paper will be sufficient to persuade the Government that mental health tribunals are not effective safeguards against mental health patients being improperly deprived of their liberty and of being subjected to forced treatment which breaches their right to respect for private life or even their right not to be subjected to inhuman or degrading treatment.
This has been quite a challenging mystery to unravel, the reality being, any given mental ailment can highly increase the chances of drug abuse for immediate or short-term relief, whereas, those who are habituated to prolonged drug use could start manifesting early symptoms of mental health problems.
I can even say as someone who is so passionate about making a change in mental health awareness I don’t even know all the answers to those questions but I want to learn, and I am learning and this is how everyone should view it. Not only will you be helping others, you might be helping yourself because these illnesses can just come one day and if you’re educated about them you might have some idea what is happening to you and you wont be afraid to go and seek help and talk to people about it.
Whether it’s medication alone, psychotherapy, exposure response prevention (ERP) or cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), settle for what has worked in the past, always choose what’s more effective, this will aid you in faster recovery from obsessive compulsive disorder.
She also supported a $500 million increase in mental health care for veterans, co-sponsored the Joshua Omvig Veterans Suicide Prevention Act, and worked across the aisle to make sure their mental health needs would be included in policy recommendations to the Department of Veterans Affairs.