CloseUp: Group wants to change the culture around mental health issues


CloseUp: Group needs to vary the tradition round psychological well being points

About half of these scuffling with psychological well being do not get correct remedy


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WEBVTT >> WELL,.WE WANT — WELCOME BACK.WE WANT TO TAKE A LOOK AT HEALTHCARE IN NEW HAMPSHIRE.THERE IS AN INITIATIVE CALLEDCHANGE DIRECTION HIM TO DOCHANGE THE CULTURE AROUND THETOPIC.PERHAPS YOU SEE THE ADS.WE ARE JOINED BY JOE FOSTER.YOU ARE ALL WORKING WITH FORMERJUSTICE BRODERICK ON THIS.GIVE US IDEAS ON WHAT CHANGEDIRECTION IS ALL ABOUT.>> IT IS TO GET ON THE FRONT ENDTO MAKE SURE PEOPLE WITH MENTALHEALTH ISSUES TO GET HELP THEYNEED.ONE IN FIVE AMERICANS HAVE ADIAGNOSABLE MENTAL HEALTHCONDITION.OVER HALF OF THOSE INDIVIDUALSDO NOT GET THE TREATMENT THEYNEED.IT IS TO COLLECTIVELY, ALL OF USHAVE RESPONSIBILITY WHETHER ITIS IN OUR HOMES, SCHOOLS,WORKPLACES TO IDENTIFYINDIVIDUALS WHO MAY HAVE ONE OFTHE CONDITIONS.YOU MENTIONED A LOT OF THESEPEOPLE WITH MENTAL HEALTHCONDITIONS WILL PUT ON A PATH OFCRIME.IS THAT CASE?>> MANY PEOPLE WITH MENTALHEALTH ISSUE DO NOT MAKE THEIRWAY INTO THE CORRECTION SYSTEMS.PEOPLE WITH THE ISSUES UNTREATEDWILL SELF MEDICATE WITHSUBSTANCES AND FIND THEM WAY –AND FIND THEMSELVES IN THECORRECTIONS.>> DEFINED SUBSTANCE ABUSE ANDMENTAL HEALTH ISSUES ARE TIED –DO YOU FIND SUBSTANCE ABUSE ANDMENTAL HEALTH ISSUES ARE TIED?THEY ARE UNTREATED.THEY TREAT THEMSELVES WITH THESUBSTANCES.>> CHANGE DIRECTION, THE IDEA ISTO TAKE THE STIGMA AWAY.CAN YOU GIVE US OF THE CARACCIDENT VICTIM..>> LAW-ENFORCEMENT HAS COME ALOT WAY FROM ONE BILL AND MYSELFWERE OUT THERE..LAW-ENFORCEMENT IS LEANINGFORWARD ON MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES.THE NATURAL REACTION — A LOT OFTIMES, A LOT OF YOU WILL BACKOFF WHEN THEY HAVE A MENTALHEALTH ISSUE.MOST PEOPLE WANT TO HELP.WE SEE THAT.IF SOMEONE IS IN A CAR ACCIDENT,THEY ARE GOING TO LEAN AND — IFSOMEONE HAS A PHYSICAL INJURY,THEY ARE FINE WITH IT.WITH MENTAL HEALTH, PEOPLE ARERELUCTANT TO GET INVOLVED.WE NEED TO CHANGE THAT.>> A LOT OF THESE PEOPLE WILLWIND UP IN THE CORRECTIONSSYSTEM.YOU HAVE ANY IDEA OF HOW MAYPEOPLE ARE IN OUR PRISONS HAVESOME SORT OF MENTAL HEALTHISSUE?I HAVE TO TELL YOU, LOOKINGAT THE POPULATION OF WE HAVE INPRISON IS TELLING.fifty five% OF THOSE IN PRISON HAVE SOMELEVEL OF A MENTAL HEALTH ISSUE.A 5% HAS BEST eighty five% HAVE ASUBSTANCE…



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