Mental Health Issues Compound Problems of Homeless

Middle-aged homeless people often have health issues typically seen among much older populations and their mental health needs often remain untreated because the existing healthcare infrastructure is too small to meet the need.

 Illustration by Emily Albracht

Middle-aged homeless people often have health issues typically seen among much older populations and their mental health needs often remain untreated because the existing healthcare infrastructure is too small to meet the need. (Texas Standard)