Homelessness Is Mentally Ill Homeless

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Mentally Ill Homeless Imagine being homeless. Now imagine having a mental illness. Now imagine being homeless and having a mental illness. While this may be hard for you to imagine, thousands of people have to live this way. Homelessness is a major problem in the United States and more specifically, in Florida. There are many reasons why mentally ill people go homeless. Mental illness can disturb anyone’s everyday life as it can prevent you from carrying out normal activities and thinking rationally. Mental illness is one of the largest reasons people go homeless. In Florida there are tens of thousands of homeless people on any given night. A lot of these people suffer from some type of mental illness. Timms describes that up to 44% of the
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