• The link between mental health, incarceration and homelessness

    As part of the research for this project I got to interview Panya Weisheit of the San Francisco Mental Health Court extensively. Here is a short snippet of that interview where she talks a little bit about the relationship between homelessness, incarceration and mental health.

    Posted by R. Jan Gurley on 10/12/10
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