The issue of housing is an issue at the heart of the social services overlap with health care, and combining housing with some form of addiction treatment is at the front lines of that issue. The statistics showing the relationship of housing status and health find that when a high utilizer of health care services gains supportive housing, average hospital costs are 86% of prior costs (see Crisis Indicator: Triage Tool for Identifying Homeless Adults in Crisis). For more on housing and addiction services, this month we talked to Traci . . .
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