Doctor: Gun Ownership "Relevant" in Mental Health Treatment - NBC Southern California

    Doctor: Gun Ownership "Relevant" in Mental Health Treatment

    President Barack Obama's new gun control proposals would give mental health professionals special responsibilities to identify dangerous patients. The new "duty to warn" law would make psychiatrists and counselors liable if they do not report a threat. This is already standard practice in California. Conan Nolan reports for the NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on Jan. 16, 2013. (Published Wednesday, Jan 16, 2013) President Barack Obama's new gun control proposals would give mental health professionals special responsibilities to identify dangerous patients. See More