Bernie Sanders
Democrat

Bernie Sanders's policies onCrime

Recognize that the mental health system is seriously broken

As president, Bernie Sanders will continue to fight for common sense gun safety measures, and will take the following concrete steps to reduce gun violence: Recognize that our mental health system is seriously broken. While there has been much talk about mental health parity in our health care system, we are not even close to achieving it. It's past time for a serious discussion about identifying, intervening and treating mental illness and ensuring access to care.

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