The Open Door: Homelessness and Severe Mental Illness in the Era of Community Treatment

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The Open Door: Homelessness and Severe Mental Illness in the Era of Community Treatment explains how and why homelessness among the mentally ill has persisted over the past 35 years, despite policy and program initiatives to end it. This ten-chapter book chronicles the unintended rise of homelessness in the wake of far-reaching post-World War II mental health care reforms, and highlights the key role of advocacy in spurring a governmental response to homelessness. The author provides a comprehensive, carefully documented ...

The Open Door: Homelessness and Severe Mental Illness in the Era of Community Treatment 2017, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780190463380

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