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New Fact Sheet Examines Data on Suicide and Homelessness

The National HCH Council has released a new fact sheet: “Suicide and Homelessness: Data Trends in Suicide and Mental Health Among Homeless Populations.“ Given the conditions that we know increase the likelihood of suicide in the general population, compounding factors faced when experiencing homelessness place those without homes at much higher risk. As part of a series related … More

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Council Recognizes Mental Health Month

This May, join the Council in recognizing Mental Health Month. Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S.—43.8 million, or 18.5%—experience mental illness in a given year. People experiencing homelessness are even more likely to suffer from severe mental illness and lack the resources to get proper care.
Find out how you can promote awareness and decrease stigma at the … More

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