Public-Private Partnerships to Decriminalize Mental Illness

What role can the private sector play in the decriminalization of mental illness? How can the private sector stimulate care models that prioritize housing, transportation, and the other social supports that are so indispensable to people with mental illness? Does new technology hold a key for decriminalizing mental illness? At the 2022 Sozosei Summit, we discussed how to develop the foundational culture shifts to enable sustainable business models, scaling of the most promising care models, better integration of technology for criminalized populations, and more widespread innovation and development.

Moderating a session at the Sozose Summit 2022 with Xi Tsun, MD, PHD about his effort to decriminalize mental illness through social impact bonds for a novel combination of housing first, Assertive Community Treatment and Clubhouse.