In speaking to some at the Congress, the push to Housing First and the initial supports provided are important to getting someone housed. It is also more important to recognize that the funding for Housing First and the subsequent supports dwindle over time. This can be disastrous for those who have been recently housed. Mental illness and addictions do not go away, they are managed on a daily basis, and it is a constant balancing act that can have the scale tipped in any direction by various triggers. I know, I struggle with this daily! (Most days I manage...Read More
Author: Joyce Halladay
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