Helping Parents Overcome Unhealthy Substance Use

Nearly 5 million parents with substance use disorders live with their children.

Middle-Income Seniors Face a Gap in Housing and Health Supports

By 2029, the US will be home to 14.4 million middle-income seniors. Two-thirds will have chronic health conditions.

The Large Overlaps between Opioid Use Disorder, Mental Illness, and Parenting Young Children

A new study finds more than half a million adults with opioid use disorder are parents living with children younger than 18.

Three Ways Hospitals and Health Systems Can Improve How They Invest in Affordable Housing

Hospitals and health systems are acknowledging the importance of stable housing on health outcomes.

Penalizing immigrants for obtaining Medicaid coverage puts child and family well-being at risk

Significant evidence documents the spillover benefits of parental Medicaid coverage on children’s health and well-being.

Proposed public charge rule could erode health insurance coverage gains among citizen children with noncitizen parents

Parents’ concerns about immigration-related consequences may cause them to drop coverage for which they or their children are eligible.

Renters are more likely than homeowners to struggle with paying for basic needs

Urban Institute research suggests families are jeopardizing their health and well-being to prioritize housing payments.

Three ways states can boost the impact of new federal opioid legislation on Medicaid’s health homes program

Federal opioid legislation was passed earlier this month and is awaiting the president’s signature.

Acknowledging trauma, improving communities

Researchers seeking to improve communities should engage with local residents in trauma-informed ways.