Based on these statements, create a report in a Microsoft Word document, discussing the following:
- Is the diagnosis of mental illnesses still viewed with a negative attitude as was done several years ago? Why or why not?
- Are the local and national health care providers adequately responding to the needs of people suffering from mental disorders?
- Should the local health care communities be held responsible for mandating specific care and treatment for the affected population? Why or why not?
- What are the two major types of abused drugs and the age groups most likely to use them? Why is drug usage prevalent among these populations?
- What roles should the state governments’ or private health agencies or organizations play in order to prevent and control drug abuse?