For purposes of preventing the next mass murder, all that's necessary is that the dangerously disturbed pt is reported by the mental health provider that sees them to Law Enforcement immediately, so they can be put in the National Disqualified from Having Firearms database.It comes down to the diagnosis,now what do you think is going on in the mental health system....?they treat with pills though frown on providing the diagnosis needed and proper treatment specific to their diagnosis..hence the aurora shooting....
Beyond that, I don't care & it doesn't matter then whether or not they are ever formally diagnosed with a DSM code, or how they are treated, or if they are even treated at all, or who pays the bill.
Failure to report a dangerous mental case shall make the mental health provider who failed to report them criminally liable, whether whether or not they are ever formally diagnosed with a DSM code, or how they are treated, or if they are even treated at all, or who pays the bill. None of that foo-foo shall be a defense. Doc goes to jail &/or loses their license to practice &/or or pays a hefty fine - or all 3.