For Centuries, A Small Town Has Embraced Strangers With Mental Illness

Families struggle to find a safe, therapeutic place for loved ones with serious mental disorders. In Geel, Belgium, residents have brought mentally ill strangers into their homes for centuries.

READ FULL STORY at Source: A Community Takes On Caring For Strangers With Mental Illness : Shots – Health News : NPR

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