Preventing Overdose and Suicide Through Housing Reform

October 27, 2021

Evidence suggests that access to healthy, safe, and affordable housing is connected to preventing suicide and overdose, with state and federal programs supporting access to housing for people with low incomes, substance use disorders, and/or mental illness. This brief provides an overview of policies to increase housing opportunities for people experiencing homelessness, substance use disorder, and/or mental illness during the 2021 state legislative sessions.

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