Must read series
SUNDAY: Preyed upon by opportunists and neglected by the people we pay to care for them, hundreds of Milwaukee's mentally ill people are fending for themselves. It's killing them - literally.
MONDAY: How did filthy homes with questionable landlords and long lists of building code violations become acceptable housing for people with mental illness?
TUESDAY: A host of steps can be taken to make sure people with mental illness live in safe places. One of the first: Local bureaucrats need to stop ignoring the problem and blaming each other.
EDITORIAL: A test for a just society: Thirty years ago, it looked like it was going to be a watershed moment in the treatment of the mentally ill. But what seemed good and just in theory then has turned out to be something quite different in practice.
FOLLOWUP: County calls emergency session on housing