Losing Tim - How Our Health and Education Systems Failed My Son with Schizophrenia

Not sure whether this has been posted about before.

Paul Gionfriddo’s son Tim is one of the “6 percent”–an American with serious mental illness. He is also one of the half million homeless people with serious mental illnesses in desperate need of help yet underserved or ignored by our health and social-service systems.

In this moving, detailed, clear-eyed exposé, Gionfriddo describes how Tim and others like him come to live on the street.