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To: shrinkermd
program that has helped thousands of mentally ill homeless men and women

Source? backup? documentation?

7 posted on 07/14/2007 6:48:31 AM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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“The program for homeless mentally ill adults has served more than 13,000 men and women since November 1999. As of Jan. 31, the program had 4,444 participants. They showed marked improvement in several areas over their pre-enrollment days, according to the organization that evaluates the program for the state. Program participants had:

81% fewer days of incarceration.
65% fewer days of psychiatric hospitalization.
76% fewer days of homelessness.
162% more days of employment.”

Source: National Mental Health Assn. of Greater Los Angeles


10 posted on 07/15/2007 2:18:49 AM PDT by centralcoast
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