DJ Jaffe, Adman Turned Mental Health Crusader, Dies at 65
Katharine Q. Seelye
He pushed for passage of Kendra’s Law in New York, which mandates outpatient psychiatric treatment for patients deemed dangerous. It became a model for similar programs nationwide.
DJ Jaffe/Mental Illness Policy Or
DJ Jaffe's obituary in the
. Jaffe was the driving force behind Kendra's Law, which has proven to be incredibly successfully at reducing homelessness & incarceration of those with serious mental illness. -Carolyn Gorman