Mass shootings trigger more than a gun debate

For those of us who are grieving, these shootings trigger grief. For those who’ve lost loved ones in a mass shooting, it triggers worse grief and possibly PTSD.

The latest shootings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas have inspired a lot of talk about mental health and very little of it good. Surely, someone so off his rocker to waltz in and unload a magazine of bullets on innocent citizens has to be “crazy,” aka mentally ill.

As much as I want mental illness to be part of the national conversation, this is not how I imagined the conversation … Read more...