Daily Archives: 11/06/2017

BROKEN HOME/A special report.; For Mentally Ill, Chaos in an Intended Refuge

By CLIFFORD J. LEVY and SARAH KERSHAW APRIL 18, 2001 In the early 1970’s, New York was casting mentally ill people out of its grim psychiatric hospitals and hoping to find more humane settings for them. Some were directed to a new residence in Queens called the Leben Home for Adults, where they were supposed […]