SoCal residents believe majority of homeless suffer from mental illness, poll says

Homelessness and mental health are two issues that are frequently mentioned together.

An exclusive Eyewitness News poll conducted by Survey USA asked, "What percent of homeless do you think suffer from mental illness?" Southern California residents said they believe an overwhelming 62 percent.

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As Eyewitness News continues our ongoing series on homelessness, tune in to ABC7 Tuesday at 5 p.m. for a look inside the Los Angeles County Jail, which will be replaced by a mental health facility.
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