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Care and Community for the Mentally Ill

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Care and Community for the Mentally Ill

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Care and Community for the Mentally Ill

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Care and Community for the Mentally Ill

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Psychosocial therapy mixes individual psychotherapy with group skills training. Step Up — a facility in Santa Monica, Calif. — specializes in such therapy, and some professionals have lauded the program's technique as state of the art.

Todd Lyka, CEO of Step Up, and Jacob Ramey, a long-time participant in the program, explain why it works.