New Podcast Episode: Mental Health Advocates Must Be Housing Advocates

The Opportunity Starts at Home multisector affordable housing campaign released its seventh podcast episode on October 10 highlighting the intersections between affordable housing and mental health. The episode features Andrew Sperling, director of legislative and policy advocacy at the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). NAMI is the nation’s leading voice on mental health. Mr. Sperling discusses the history of housing and mental illness, the current housing barriers facing those with mental health conditions, the necessity of stable housing for recovery, NAMI’s commitment to housing affordability, and why NAMI joined the Opportunity Starts at Home campaign Steering Committee.

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