A Day in the Life: Psychiatrist Tackles Mental Health Crisis on NYC Streets

Dr. Jeanie Tse, a psychiatrist working for the New York state mental health program ACT (Assertive Community Treatment), spends her day in East New York, helping people wherever they are to ensure they get the help they need. Critical preventions from 1,000 teams throughout the state help turn lives around, but advocates say more needs to be done.

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As the pandemic stretches into its second year, the need for mental health services has only heightened. On the streets of New York City, those who treat patients in need of life-saving care are presented with several challenges.

Dr. Jeanie Tse, a psychiatrist working for the New York state mental […]

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