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Do You Agree With NY Authorities Grabbing "Mentally Ill" People Off Streets Against Their Will?

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The country's largest city is giving officials discretion to hospitalize people living on the streets and experiencing severe mental illness, even if it's against the person's wishes, New York City Mayor Eric Adams said Tuesday.

CONTEXT: There's an overlap between people experiencing homelessness and people with mental illness, according to researchers at the Urban Institute, an economic and social policy think tank.

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