De-institutionalization has helped create the mental illness crisis

De-institutionalization has helped create the mental illness crisis by not admitting/discharging people from public psychiatric hospitals without ensuring that they received the medication and rehabilitation services necessary for them to live successfully in the community. De-institutionalization further exacerbated the situation because, once the public psychiatric beds had been closed, they were not available for people who later became mentally ill, and this situation continues up to the present. Consequently, approximately 60 million severely mentally ill people do not receive any psychiatric treatment the are just roaming the street planting bombs,rap,Kidnapping looting carrying out many forms of criminality just because there's no one to direct them to the place were the belongs

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