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The First Step On a Long Walk

Sep
15
2003

Sunday’s Chron took a look at the city’s fledgling Behavioral Health Court, a program set up to counsel mentally ill people who are arrested, not by sending them to jail, but by referring them to a series of assistance programs.
The court, described by the judge as social work, pure and simple, is a start getting some of the city’s saddest and toughest cases off the streets. This is a fine example of intelligent and humane liberalism that San Francisco’s homeless advocate and politicians should embrace.

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