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Written by: Dominic Fracassa and Trisha Thadani
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San Francisco Mayor London Breed will unveil her vision Tuesday for tackling the city’s deepening mental health crisis with a $200 million initiative representing perhaps her most ambitious proposal since taking office last year.
The plan, dubbed UrgentCareSF, is intended to chart the city’s course for treating and, eventually, housing the roughly 4,000 people in San Francisco suffering from homelessness, psychosis and substance abuse disorder — a population that Breed and health officials admit has been chronically underserved by the city’s existing offerings.