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Roadblocks to housing for people with mental illness in NC

WUNC - North Carolina Public Radio logoFor people with mental health disabilities, housing’s an intensely personal issue. Many want to live independently, some want to live with others. But mostly, what folks with mental health problems say they want is some choice in the matter. But housing is a political and economic issue too. Many factors prevent people with mental health disabilities from getting the housing they want… and need.

This installment of the series examines the political forces that have kept North Carolinians with mental health disabilities from moving out on their own.

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Story guest-edited by Cheryl Devall, news editor, Southern California Public Radio