Supportive Housing: The Most Effective and Integrated Housing For People With Mental Disabilities
Publication Date: March 2009
Publisher(s): Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Keywords: Mental health housing; Peer support; Americans with Disabilities Act
Coverage: United States
Supportive housing programs are the most clinically and cost-effective and offer the most integrated housing available for people with mental disabilities. Public officials and stakeholders should push for supportive housing and turn into reality the desire of people with mental disabilities to live in the community like everyone else.