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Shared Housing (Overview)

Shared housing programs provide housing to those in need.


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I'm wondering is going back into shared housing the answer to my lonely existence?

I'm wondering is going back into shared housing the answer to my lonely existence?

Not fully: It might be the case that you feel less lonely by living around others. However, i recommend that you address the underlying causes of your loneliness with an individual and/or group therapist you can find a group therapist here: http://www.Agpa.Org/ under "need a group therapist?". ...Read more

Shared Housing (Overview)

Shared housing programs provide housing to those in need.


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Supported housing what's it like?

Supported housing what's it like?

I don't think so: Your psychiatrist proboably has some concerns about you in your current living situation and wants you to move to a place where you can get additional support. Discuss your concerns with your psychiatrist so she or he can clarify his decision for you. If you still have doubts seek a 2nd opinion. ...Read more

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Supported housing what's it like? The projects?

Supported housing what's it like? The projects?

Supportive housing : Is a combination of housing with services that can assist people who have problems like mental health illnesses, drug addiction, alcoholism etc. ...Read more

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What are the negative health effects of asbestos in housing?

What are the negative health effects of asbestos in housing?

Minimal: Asbestos is a health threat when people inhale or ingest microscopic particles over a long period of time. Since the 1980's buildings have been constructed with asbestos-free materials. For older buildings as long as the asbestos is intact it cannot cause any harm. Materials that might contain asbestos should only be removed by qualified people. ...Read more

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Can you live in supported housing because of your mental health?

Can you live in supported housing because of your mental health?

Yes: I have heard of both transitional living programs and supervised living programs. Some are community based with vna going independent living facilities. ...Read more

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Are there many housing facilities for autistic young adults who work?

Are there many housing facilities for autistic young adults who work?

Depends: Adult resources for those with autism are often hard to find and vary widely depending where you live. They certainly exist and can be invaluable for some individuals, but funding is typically a chronic problem, so they tend to come and go, even where they are well established. ...Read more

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Have you a right to be in supported housing because of your mental health problem?

Have you a right to be in supported housing because of your mental health problem?

It depends on: The problem. If the problem is severe enough that you cannot work, you may qualify for subsidized housing. ...Read more

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Are assisted living and senior housing the same thing?

Are assisted living and senior housing the same thing?

No: Senior housing is typically for those who are independent and able to manage their own activities of daily living w/o assistance. If they do need assistance, it's provided out of pocket by themselves or family. Assisted living facilities provide care for those who don't need nursing care but also can't/shouldn't remain independent anymore. ALFs can provide assistance w/ADLs incl medication mgmt. ...Read more

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How can you get assisted housing for an adult with schizophrenia?

How can you get assisted housing for an adult with schizophrenia?

Varies: This is not usually a simple process and varies based on a number of factors including income, insurance coverage, severity of illness, as well as the state in which you reside. Nami is a good resource for information, 1-800-626-4199 is the number for the alabama branch. Nimh.Org is another good source. Often in ohio the case manager/ social worker at the community mental health center is key. ...Read more

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How much rough housing is normal for two brothers, or do they actually hate each other?

How much rough housing is normal for two brothers, or do they actually hate each other?

Keep things safe: One important thing is for families to have clear rules about hurtful behavior.It should not be allowed. You need to take a more active role in teaching and limit setting. Your children may be developing very bad habits. ...Read more

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