Mentally Ill New Yorkers Seeking Independence Find Safety Net Has Holes, Report Finds — ProPublica

From the article:

An independent monitor has found that many of the city’s most vulnerable remain stuck in troubled adult homes too long and that the state loses track of them once they move out.

Source: Mentally Ill New Yorkers Seeking Independence Find Safety Net Has Holes, Report Finds — ProPublica

This is a problem in myself state as well. We have too few resources, and people are being left out. I routinely got patients in the facilities I used to nurse at that were struggling from homelessness, abuse, and health issues because they needed mental health care and did not get it until they ended up in the ER in an escalated crisis.

I never hated nursing because of the care I could give to my patients, but because of a system that just failed so many people so badly.


Wish us luck!