Hidden Homelessness: The Mental Health and Homelessness Crises are Intrinsically Tied. Federal Support Has Never Been More Critical. [Christina’s Story]

Many of the agencies tasked with helping and supporting my students and families have barriers to their services.

Mental health is correlated with homelessness. I’ve seen this in all age groups and families, regardless of race or ethnicity.

We know that prolonged homelessness increases the risk of many other factors, such as high school dropout rates, substance use disorders, mental health challenges, and the list goes on.

…the MV and HUD definitions must be aligned.

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