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  • September 4, 2019

    Olmstead at 20 — Using the Vision of Olmstead to Decriminalize Mental Illness

    Olmstead & Community Integration | Blog Post

    Thanks to the 1999 Olmstead decision, more people with mental illness now live in integrated, community-based settings instead of psychiatric hospitals or nursing homes. Yet for the many who who continue to be unnecessarily incarcerated, the promise remains unfulfilled.

  • December 12, 2018

    Permanent Supportive Housing — Renewing Our Commitment

    Olmstead & Community Integration | Blog Post

    People with mental illness and other disabilities may need lots of things — but that doesn’t mean we should return to institutionalization at a cost that is much greater than the sum required to meet all of those needs.

  • May 25, 2018

    News, Resources, & Happenings at TAC – May 2018

    Olmstead & Community Integration | Blog Post

    The PRA 811 Institute brought together housing and service partners from 22 states, all dedicated to creating integrated supportive permanent housing for extremely low-income people with disabilities.

  • September 21, 2017

    News, Resources, & Happenings at TAC – September 2017

    Mental Health & Substance Use | Olmstead & Community Integration | Blog Post

    Residents, service providers, and property managers share supportive housing success stories ― and TAC consultants show how community-based care can reduce the demand for inpatient psychiatric beds.