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City expands homeless services at new Leahi facility

The City and County of Honolulu unveiled its new Leahi Behavioral and Medical Respite facility which provides comprehensive medical and psychiatric care for vulnerable homeless individuals on Wednesday.

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The City and County of Honolulu unveiled its new Leahi Behavioral and Medical Respite facility which provides comprehensive medical and psychiatric care for vulnerable homeless individuals on Wednesday. The facility’s staff also provides assistance with obtaining the necessary documentation, such as birth certificates and identification cards, so that they can enter transitional housing after being released.
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Patients and staff are seen in the communal area of the facility.
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Patients and staff are seen the communal area of the facility.
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Pictured is one of the rooms for patients.
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Sspeaking at the news conference is Anton Krucky, director of the Department of Community Services.
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Speaking at the news conference is Sean Sanada, chief legal officer at Leahi Hospital.
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Speaking is Dan Kehoe, director of North Shore Mental Health.
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Speaking at the news conference is Ian Santee, deputy director of Honolulu Emergency Services Department.
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Speaking at the news conference is Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi.

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