Despite the existence of a large number of lunatics who roam all the streets of the city, Acapulco councilors rejected the possibility of creating a mental health department in the Buenos Aires city council.
During the work session in which the councilors who make up the Governance, Security and Health Commission took part in the council chamber, the councilors expressed that if the construction of this new address within the municipal health unit is approved This would represent another budget burden for the Municipality of Acapulco.
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The proposal for a Department of Mental Health, in charge of doctors specializing in mental psychology, was presented by the councilor of the Morena party, José Antonio Carbajal Moreno, who justified the need for this agency because of the situation experienced. After the crisis that led to the Covid-19 pandemic in the city.
“Right now, stress and emotional distress are the most frequently occurring ailments, especially in children, so it is necessary to have a specialized department to take care of those who need it,” expressed the mayor during the session of the commissions in the council chamber.
The rejection of the proposal to create a mental health department in the municipality was led by PRI councillors, Manuel Enorve Aguayo and René Juárez Albarán, councilor Morena Illich Augusto Lozano Herrera, as well as the governor’s office itself. And security also by Morena, María Inés Mendoza Sandoval.
In Acapulco, the number of people with mental illness and those wandering public streets has increased in recent months, especially along Cuautemoc Avenue, Ruiz Cortines and the Miguel Alemán waterfront. Where the businessmen themselves have assured that this road has lost its tourist surplus value.