Archived Report: July 29 - August 4, 2019
Health Topic: Mental Health
Weekly Report: July 29 - August 4, 2019
Weekly Insights
Mass shootings increase conversation about gun control and mental health
Conversation throughout the past week was dominated by the weekend's tragic shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. As is common after mass shootings, conversation after this event centered on the relationship between mental health and violence, which is shown as a steep rise in the "Dangerous" theme in the chart below. Within this conversation, some people blamed mental health for the violent acts, while others highlighted that the vast majority of those with mental health conditions are not more violent and that the true problem is gun control. These conversations are often divided down political lines.

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Conditions in mental health conversation
Themes in mental health conversation
Most Influential Authors
1 CNN
2 Forbes
3 HuffPost
4 UberFacts
5 GMA News
Most Popular Tweets
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