Transforming Health Care Through Evidence and Collaboration
Transforming Health Care Through Evidence and Collaboration

Homelessness Is a Health Care Problem

About the Data Insights

This infographic depicts the overlap in homelessness and behavioral health conditions. In 2018, 17 of every 10,000 people experienced homelessness on a single night. Of this population, 20% reported having a severe mental illness and 15.6% reported chronic substance use.

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Homelessness can exacerbate existing health problems and cause new health problems.