A mass migration: thousands of institutionalized Chicagoans moving back into the community
Until 2012, Illinois used a clear and inhumane approach towards mental health treatment: institutionalize people at unprecedented rates, and slash funding for long-term treatment solutions. This 20th Century method may finally change in the coming months, thanks to three successful law suits against Illinois that has led to the closing of approximately half of their mental health clinics. But... Read more »