Nine Highland Road

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Vintage Books, 1995 - Psychology - 451 pages
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In an age of shrinking state budgets and sophisticated antipsychotic medications, supervised group homes have become the backbone of America's beleaguered mental health system. This keenly gripping book takes readers inside one such home--situated at 9 Highland Road in Glen Cove, New York--and into the lives of its residents, their families and counselors.

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Most people are not familiar with the idea of group homes for the mentally ill. Winerip, a correspondent for the New York Times, corrects the situation in this absorbing account of a group home in ... Read full review


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