ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 21, 1999
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.
(New York: Jim Sciutto) The aftermath of the national policy of deinstitutionalization in which the mentally ill were moved out of hospitals and into out-patient care examined; details given of three incidents in New York that have led to a reevaluation of the policies re: the mentally ill. [Former homeless Michael BRENNAN, Coalition for the Homeless Mary BROSNAHAN - offer views on the problem of what to do with the mentally ill.] [New York Committee for Mental Health Dr. Neal COHEN - comments.]
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