In the United States, we seem to be continually revisiting the question of individual versus community responsibility for human behavior.

These ideas may not be as far apart as they seem, even though memes on Facebook might suggest otherwise.

The behavioral health issues we face as a country—including depression, anxiety, bullying, substance use, and others—afflict individuals, and individuals have control over their own behavior.

The next question becomes, how do we as a society influence the behavior of individuals to address these issues?