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I have not seen any research to show that mental illness is contagious.

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We are talking to experts now for a story on potential solutions. It likely will require more mental health help, greater funding of the IDEA law, removal of weapons from the homes of disturbed children, proper threat assessments, and easier processes for public schools to transfer violent children to therapeutic schools. We do not know of longitudinal data. But the records we looked at showed many children with prior acts of violence or threats.

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Thank you. Some of the records we obtained listed medicines, but numerous children reported to authorities that they were off their meds. I expect that more information will come out at trial about the Parkland shooter and his medications.