Study: Mental health, housing, addressing diversity disparities top needs in Frederick County
Mental health, affordable housing and disparities related to diversity are the top three needs facing Frederick County, according to a study commissioned by The Community Foundation of Frederick County. Devereux Consulting, of Silver Spring, interviewed 35 community leaders for the Frederick County Human Needs Assessment’s 2022 update to a 2018 study.
The 35 individuals interviewed, referred to as “key informants” in the assessment, represent 20 leaders in public sector organizations, 14 leaders of nonprofits and one person from a specific community of interest, according to the study. The informants included representatives of county and local government, health care providers, police, churches and cultural organizations.
Source: The Frederick News-Post