The Contribution of Schizophrenia to Homelessness: Analysis of the Housing First Model and Possible Prevention of Serious Mental Illness
- 2.6 million schizophrenics in the US accounting for more inpatient treatment days than any other medical illness (national cost: $62 billion/year).
- 6% (~160,000) are homeless or live in shelters
- Make up 36% of the 700,000 homeless individuals in the US.
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