Angela Piper, left on bench, shows her identification to Adrian Mesa, psychiatric advance registered nurse practitioner, kneeling, as Lazarus Project team members, Lazaro Trueba, Ivan Romero, and Claudia Basso, right, canvas the streets of downtown Miami to administer psychiatric, social, and heath treatments for their Miami's chronic homelessness clients on Tuesday, June 7, 2015. For more than six months, a team of four has headed out into the streets of downtown Miami area to serve medical and psychiatric treatments to the chronic homelessness clients.
Angela Piper, left on bench, shows her identification to Adrian Mesa, psychiatric advance registered nurse practitioner, kneeling, as Lazarus Project team members, Lazaro Trueba, Ivan Romero, and Claudia Basso, right, canvas the streets of downtown Miami to administer psychiatric, social, and heath treatments for their Miami's chronic homelessness clients on Tuesday, June 7, 2015. For more than six months, a team of four has headed out into the streets of downtown Miami area to serve medical and psychiatric treatments to the chronic homelessness clients. CARL JUSTE Miami Herald Staff
Angela Piper, left on bench, shows her identification to Adrian Mesa, psychiatric advance registered nurse practitioner, kneeling, as Lazarus Project team members, Lazaro Trueba, Ivan Romero, and Claudia Basso, right, canvas the streets of downtown Miami to administer psychiatric, social, and heath treatments for their Miami's chronic homelessness clients on Tuesday, June 7, 2015. For more than six months, a team of four has headed out into the streets of downtown Miami area to serve medical and psychiatric treatments to the chronic homelessness clients. CARL JUSTE Miami Herald Staff

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July 12, 2015 2:00 AM

The Lazarus effect: Team tracks down homeless people in need of mental health medication

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