Bag lady - GOR-20796H
Street person one would avoid, looking crazy, baglady dressed in black garbage bags. re: treatment of mentally ill in society.
Other times she could be begging for handouts in New York City. Homeless person living on the streets appearing depressed and appearing mentally ill shabbily dressed with evidence of poor hygiene.
Without needed medication or consistent mental health care, persons with serious and persistent mental health problems may be forced to live on the streets in precarious circumstances.