“In Mental Health Care, Are We Treating the Symptom and Not the Cause?”


In all our focus on improving the mental health care system, are we missing something? Rob Gitin, the co-founder and executive director of At The Crossroads, an outreach organization that works with unstably housed youth in San Francisco, says “Perhaps the biggest deficit in our clients’ lives is a lack of two things – it’s a lack of community and it’s a lack of self-esteem.”

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