Doctors should be able to write prescriptions for housing the same way they do for insulin or antibiotics.
We need to start targeting social determinants of health. We need to start treating brain health like we do physical health.
What’s more fundamental to a person’s well being than a roof over their head?
10 million Californians—1 in 4—suffer from some type of behavioral health condition.
It’s not a narrow issue.
It’s not a new issue.
Physical health and brain health are inextricably linked.
And our healthcare system has been designed to treat only one of those.