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Do you think the state of Kansas should spend more money on mental health services?

Response Percent Votes
Yes
 
85% 427
No
 
10% 55
Not sure
 
3% 20
Total 502

Comments

CWGOKU 1 year, 3 months ago

"Are there no prisons? Are there no work houses?" Dickens

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tange 1 year, 3 months ago

Why are these questions always asked in terms of "spend[ing] more money?"

An enlightened culture would address the need.

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Leslie Swearingen 1 year, 3 months ago

Ah, but you can't force anyone to go to Bert Nash, or pick up their meds at the pharmacist, or take the meds. Some things can not be controlled.

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Alison Carter 1 year, 3 months ago

Our hospital needs to reinvest in a mental health ward to reassure members of our community that emergency, short-term mental health care is always available.

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Tracy Rogers 1 year, 3 months ago

Then the next question is How much do you want your taxes raised to pay for it?

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JackMcKee 1 year, 3 months ago

Targeted treatment is the best option with our now irresponsibly limited state budget. Target the worst cases first.

Start with LJW online posters.

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LogicMan 1 year, 3 months ago

Not without the ability to quickly get and keep the severe cases off the streets where they can hurt themselves or others. E.g., the guy here in town who walked right out in front of traffic repeatedly.

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