Around the country, advocates have come to realize that one of the most important services for people with mental health disabilities is housing – and that most people with disabilities are able to live independently with some help. States have tried many strategies to create suitable housing options. Tennessee dedicates a small amount of state money every year to local groups that are succeeding pretty well.
For this third installment of North Carolina Voices, Mental Health Disorder I traveled to Tennessee to examine that state’s housing program, and to see what that it might teach North Carolina.
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Story guest-edited by Cheryl Devall, news editor, Southern California Public Radio