This paper provides a review of research into the effectiveness of supported housing and accommodation for people with mental health problems. The document is intended for practitioners who work with people with mental health problems to help inform their work.
One of the key findings from the review highlights that amongst the research, various models of community-based supported housing have been associated with positive outcomes including:
This document is part of a series of 'introduction to research’ papers produced for Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust (C&I).
Other documents within the series include:
C&I’s academics have a strong track record in research around social interventions for people with mental ill health. The papers do not claim to be a comprehensive account of all evidence available in this area. Instead they are provided for those who are keen to know what research already exists, where to find it and what areas might usefully be further explored.
Please contact Yasmin Jennings if you would like any further information on the papers.
Our thanks to Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust for agreeing to share the work.