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Homelessness Among the Mentally Ill: Why We Are Failing to Solve the Problem, and What Needs to Be Done?

Robert Okin, MD
Professor Emeritus • Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences • UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

Learning objectives:
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe five subjective and objective experiences of people who are homeless and mentally ill
  • List five immediate causes of homelessness among mentally ill people and describe five deep structural causes, all of which help explain why this problem has not been solved
  • List potential solutions, both immedate and structural, that would ameliorate the problem of homelessness among the mentally ill


Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended only for behavioral/mental health professionals and clinical providers.

Continuing education (CE) credit is available for physicians, psychologists, nurses, and therapists who participate in this activity.

Event Details

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