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Date:8/30/2007

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ronald Honberg, director of policy and legal affairs for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) issued the following statement on today's Virginia Tech Panel Report:

"The report is important for the entire nation. It exposes problems that exist not just in Virginia but throughout the country.

Last year, Virginia's mental healthcare system received a 'D' grade in a national survey. The national average also was 'D.' With this report, Virginia now has a chance to rise to the challenge and provide national leadership that would honor those students and professors who died at Virginia Tech.

The report's findings echo what too many reports have said before. As in many states: "Virginia's mental health services are flawed and services for mental healthcare are inadequate. Lack of sufficient resources results in gaps in the mental healthcare system including short-term crisis stabilization and comprehensive outpatient services."

NAMI applauds the report's recognition of privacy concerns and clear statement that "In reality, federal laws and their state counterparts afford ample leeway to share information in potentially dangerous situations."

NAMI supports efforts to clarify interpretations of the law and to promote necessary information-sharing that not only protects public safety, but also offers help to persons struggling with mental illnesses.

It is important to keep in mind that as noted by the U.S. Surgeon General, the overall contribution of mental disorders to the total level of violence in society is exceptionally small. When violence occurs, it is an indication that something has gone terribly wrong, often within the mental health care system or other agencies.

Forty years ago, Senator Robert Kennedy observed after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. that there is a violence that is slower but just as deadly and destructive as gunshots or bombs
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