Section: Health & Housing

Charity wants to see a greater focus on mental health within social housing policy

Posted 06.09.18
Mind: Article link

Newly analysed data from Mind has shown more than two in five (43%) of people with mental health problems living in social housing have seen their mental health deteriorate as a result of where they live.

Wanting to understand more about the relationship between housing and mental health, Mind surveyed 2,009 people across different housing sectors. Of these, 1,762 have mental health problems and 668 were living in social housing and had mental health problems.

The survey also found that:

The Charity wants to see a greater focus on mental health within social housing policy, with a particular focus on addressing stigma and problems with benefits.


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Reporting on September 2018

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