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97% Success Rate At Helping Homeless Americans With Mental Illnesses and Substance Abuse Get Off The Streets

97% Success Rate At Helping Homeless Americans With Mental Illnesses and Substance Abuse Get Off The Streets

by Pete Earley

Navy Green’s common area where formerly homeless residents mingle with affluent neighbors

(6-7-19) How can we help individuals with serious mental illnesses who are chronically homeless, have co-occurring drug and alcohol problems and have been involved in our criminal justice system?

We’re often told such people are “treatment resistant.” A lost cause. Impossible to help.

That’s nonsense.

We have programs that work, we simply need more of them.

Yesterday found me in Brooklyn, New York, attending a board meeting of the Corporation for Supportive Housing, at one of the housing projects that we helped develop.

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