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Debunking preconceived notions of mental illness and gun violence

Erin WileyArticles

By Rachel Schneider

Published: Jan. 21, 2021 at 12:26 AM EST

“I do think sometimes it’s easy to want to blame the violent things that people do that something is wrong with their mind,” says Wiley. “The vast majority of people who have mental health issues have anxiety or depression to some degree or another. The overwhelming majority of those people do not commit crimes or violent acts, they are struggling with something that’s going on in their mind and it does not result in any violence or ending people’s lives or hurting them.”

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