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the association between mass shootings and Mental Illness in American society

It is common all over the United States that violence is causing fear among US citizens, and because of it, they are facing severe mental illness. They are bound to leave home for work, and the lack of communication with family members or 911 causes their health unconsciousness. A Mass shooting is currently one of the leading targeted discussions in American society; some sites are badly attacked, and many educational institutes and social gatherings are attacked. The main aim of the paper is to discuss the mass shootings as an increase in the notice and affected mental health according to the discussion provided.

Mental health is one of the most pressing issues and should be considered seriously. All over the United States, mental health problems are highly noticed, and it can be analyzed that the current situation of the country with respect to mental health is horrible. According to the discussion, almost all races are affected because of mental health problems, but whites are highly victimized.

Mass shootings are among the most trending topics in American society, and there are several incidents that could be considered as proof of this. The newspapers are making headlines about the mass shooting scenes, damage reports, and long debates on the incidents. The people involved in the mass shooting are considered to be mentally ill and have severe problems with mental modeling and mental health overall. The right to buy weapons and arms has given them this choice of releasing their stress, and it is harming society in some different ways.

When American society found the mass shooting to be a terrible act and some lives were lost, they called it a result of illness, and the terminology mental illness is always used during the discussion of the mass shooting. Most of the criminals also made their cases strong and were released on bail because of only mental illness.

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