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Mentally ill Patients on the rise as states cut funds

“He had been homeless for about two weeks. He had not showered or eaten a lot. He asked if we had a meal tray,” this is a statement by Dr William Sullivan from the medical centre at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He is also a former president of Illinois College of Emergency Physicians. He said this after he treated a homeless patient who had threatened to kill himself.

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