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New York state's sweeping gun-control law requires mental health professionals to report the names of patients likely to seriously harm themselves or others.
A Maryland state task force also recommended a proposal— ultimately rejected by the governor — requiring psychiatrists, teachers and others to report people who threaten "suicide or serious violence" to authorities.
Read more at http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2013/03/03/mental-illness-gun-control/1928953/