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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The vision of OCAH: That all Oklahomans have the opportunity to live in safe, healthy and affordable homes. Our Mission: To lead the movement to ensure that all residents of the state of Oklahoma flourish in safe, affordable homes and to help communities develop safe and affordable housing options for all of their residents. We reach our mission through advocacy, education and practical training to foster the production and maintenance of affordable housing throughout the state. View all posts by Oklahoma Coalition for Affordable Housing