Mental health advocates want the state to put more resources into existing supportive housing, which provides services and also with a home for individuals who are living there. There are currently 40,000 mental health housing units in the state with plans foreclose thousands more...
“Bring It Home”, a new coalition of mental health advocates and supportive housing supporters is calling for adequate funding of community-based mental health housing. Toni Lasicki, Executive Director of the Association for Community Living of New York State, joined Susan to explain the coalition’s efforts.
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Currently across New York State, there are 40,000 community-based mental health housing units.
The Bring It Home campaign launched on Tuesday at the state Capitol in order to raise awareness and urge the state to increase funding for community mental health housing.