Home, Sweet Home Gives Hope to Mentally Ill

The evil man in Eriann Day’s life disappeared after she moved into her new apartment.

He had a beard, carried a knife and had followed the 22-year-old Vancouver woman for months. She was homeless, but he would tap on the window of wherever she was staying. He wanted in.

“It is hard for me to understand it as a hallucination. No one else could see him, but for me, he is as real as the toes on my feet,” said Ms. Day, a 22-year-old with schizophrenia, a serious psychiatric illness.

Read the full article here, courtesy of The Globe and Mail

Spread the love

Housing first is part of the solution to ending chronic homelessness.

Homes First Administration Office, 90 Shuter Street, Suite 206, Toronto, ON M5B 2K6
Phone: 416-214-1870 Fax: 416-214-1873

Registered Canadian Charitable Registration No. 118962182 RR 0001


Homes First is committed to ensuring equal access and participation for people with disabilities. Find out more about our Accessibility Policy and Plans.