Housing as a bridge to better mental health
The "housing first" response to homelessness For some years now there has been a dialogue within the supportive housing, mental health care and addiction/treatment communities about the best...
Medicaid study reinforces that housing is health care
Safe, affordable housing resulted in a dramatic drop in use of Medicaid-covered acute and emergency services. The family of organizations that comprise Providence St. Joseph Health are...
Upstream causes of homelessness and the search for solutions
American cities have been struggling with chronic homelessness for decades. Many have launched initiatives with great fanfare only to see, by the end, even greater numbers of men, women and...
PSJH joins Pearl Jam to end homelessness
Robert Hellrigel, senior VP of Home and Community Care, Providence St. Joseph Health and Tim Zaricznyj, director of Housing, Providence Supportive Housing
Housing is health care
My first conversations when meeting other health care professionals have become very predictable and usually go something like this: “What is it you do for Providence St. Joseph Health, Tim?” “I...