I think about this a lot because so many of our kids turn 18 with nowhere to go. I know a huge percentage of homeless people are mentally ill. What do you think about this? I think it's a huge failure. Some people do need help and a place to go when they are unstable. It's so hard to get any facility to admit a mentally ill individual unless they are literally brought in holding a knife to their throats. And what about after they've calmed down? What if they're psychotic and unable to function without help? Parents can't always do everything--we're not mental health professionals--and, worse, we can't live forever. Then what for our kids? I wish they had facilities for the mentally ill. We could pass laws to avoid abuse, but there are people who need sheltering due to mental health concerns, and in my opinion they shouldn't be sleeping on park benches...how do YOU feel?