Reentry Week 2021: Getting Involved for Behavioral Health and Housing


Image of a housing application and text, Getting involved starts with a question

We all have a responsibility—as a federal agency, as partners across the country working in reentry, and as citizens—to understand why reentry matters and how to set our communities and neighbors up for success.

These are questions you might ask in your social, professional, or local networks to better understand and advance behavioral health and housing for people reentering your community.

Do you screen everyone for substance use and mental health needs and disorders?

Do you screen everyone for housing needs upon release?

Do you have capacity to meet those needs?