Homeless, Addicted, and Overcoming a Long History of Neglect

by New England News Collaborative April 24, 2017

Reggie Morton was without a home for 20 years. “His life is a blueprint of what happens when we don’t provide for people who are mentally ill and addicted. Historically, we’ve let the Reggies flounder, and we’ve paid dearly for that,” observes writer Susan Campbell.

Read the full story and listen to clips from an interview with Reggie from the New England News Collaborative

The Melville Trust is a proud supporter of the New England News Collaborative’s reporting on housing and homelessness.

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