Deinstitutionalization of the Mentally Ill

One of the most significant historical events to influence the evolution of human service work was the deinstitutionalization of the mentally ill in the 1960s. Your text examines some positive and negative outcomes of deinstitutionalization.

Resources: p. 144 in Ch. 3 of Human Services in Contemporary America, and the University Library

Locate at least one article from the University Library that demonstrates the effect of deinstitutionalization on local communities.

Answer the following questions in 200 to 350 words:

How did deinstitutionalization affect the local community in your article?
How is the local community dealing with related problems, such as homelessness, crime, and the spread of communicable diseases?