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  • January 14, 2020

    Health and Housing – A Peer-to-Peer Learning Opportunity for Health Care Leaders

    Affordable Housing | Mental Health & Substance Use | Blog Post

    With innovative local partnerships, hospitals can increase access to affordable housing and supportive services for vulnerable patient populations, while also supporting the communities in which they reside. See what participants learned when TAC brought interested institutions together with a…

  • January 7, 2020

    How Youth Action Boards (YABs) are Partnering with Communities to End Youth Homelessness

    Homelessness | Blog Post

    What happens when young people who have directly experienced the challenges of homelessness or unsafe/unstable housing bring their expertise, passion, and creativity to the project of transforming systems and ending youth homelessness? We surveyed seven Youth Action Boards to…

  • October 2, 2019

    News, Resources, & Happenings at TAC – October 2019

    Affordable Housing | Mental Health & Substance Use | Blog Post

    An international mental health leadership exchange and a learning collaborative on housing and hospitals both offer valuable opportunities for peer-to-peer education.

  • September 4, 2019

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

    Olmstead & Community Integration | Blog Post

    Thanks to the historic Olmstead decision 20 years ago, many more people with mental illness now live in integrated, community-based settings rather than in psychiatric hospitals, nursing homes, and large board and care facilities. Yet for far too many…