Unformatted text preview: New York University , 1986 , 638 pages; AAT 8626932). This left many mental ill person to roam the streets of New York and go untreated until the hospitals were built and the state could give them the services they needed. How is the local community dealing with related problems, such as homelessness, crime, and the spread of communicable diseases? “Social Services did not have enough money to keep up the pace with inflation causing the agencies to move into mental health”(interview with Gail B. Nayowith; January 16, 1986). The homeless and the diseased were treated pretty much the same even if they didn’t have the same problems. They were forced to live in dumps and slums so to speak....
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- Poverty, Deinstitutionalisation, Gail B. Nayowith