December 30, 2023

The article linked directly below is the 3rd in a series from the NY Times looking at the fragmented systems of care available to New Yorkers with severe mental illness in New York City.  

How Rikers Island Became New York’s Largest Mental Institution, NY Times, 12/30/23

Jordan Neely had places he belonged and people looking out for him. How did he end up dying, alone, at the hands of a stranger, since the story of his life was so much more than what happened in a subway car earlier this year, New York magazine reports.

Proven Schizophrenia Treatments Keep People in School, at Work and off the Street. Why Won’t Insurance Companies Cover Them?