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Housing and Mental Health

2015

Housing and Mental Health

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This infographic was created by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

HERE’S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS INFOGRAPHIC:

Housing improves quality of life and is a key component of recovery for people with mental illness. Substandard and unaffordable housing is associated with infectious diseases, chronic illnesses, respiratory infections, asthma, poor nutrition, and mental illness. Affordable and supportive housing reduces hospitalizations, psychiatric symptoms, and substance use, while increasing freedom, privacy, dignity, and safety.

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. (2015). Housing and Mental Health. Retrieved from https://www.camh.ca/en/hospital/about_camh/influencing_public_policy/Documents/Infographic_Housing_Mental_Health.pdf

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