Libraries Are Often on the Front Line of Homelessness and Mental Illness. FIU Social Workers Enlist to Help

Friday, March 13, 2020
FIU News

Today, the library system is consistently working with patrons who experience issues such as homelessness, mental illness, substance abuse, food insecurity, education needs and parenting needs. While librarians do an amazing job in stepping up to assist, the assistance needed by these patrons often rises to the level of needing professional social services assistance.

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