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Editorial: Forcing homeless people into mental health treatment isn’t the way to solve homelessness

“We know that delivering those services in a forced, institutional setting — which this seems aimed at doing — actually has a very low success rate. It doesn’t result in people stabilizing over the long term,” said Anya Lawler, a policy advocate at the Western Center on Law and Poverty.”

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