10-page research paper for social welfare policy history class on a vulnerable population-
the population is individuals with serious mental illness. must have at a minimum of 6 scholarly sources.
Paper will address the following:
1. The identification of the population and the problem (mental illness and stigma)
2. How society has viewed people in this population/with this problem from the colonial period until today.
3. The social welfare legislation that has had the most significant impact on this population