This 5 page paper discusses the reasons mental health services are needed for the homeless. Research indicates that between 20 and 40 percent of the homeless population have some degree of mental illness. They are the same disorders found in the general population but there is a greater prevalence among the homeless. Traditional services do not work. The writer offers a proposal regarding the provision of mental health services, two arguments against the proposal and rebuttals to the arguments. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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