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Who decides where people with severe mental illnesses live? FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate New York’s effort to let people with mental illnesses live independently.

Thousands of people with severe mental illnesses won the chance to live on their own in NY after a 2014 federal court order. While many flourished, FRONTLINE and ProPublica explore where the system has failed some of the most vulnerable people in “Right to Fail.”

Watch “Right to Fail” on February 26 at 10:00 pm