Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: When Gentrification is a Mental Health Issue

Gentrification can be hazardous to your health, according to a team of New York City researchers. Their recently published study finds that hospitalization rates for mental illness—including schizophrenia and mood disorders—are two times as high in displaced people versus those who remain in their neighborhood. It is one of the first U.S. studies to quantify the hidden mental health consequences of gentrification.

The potential public health implications are significant: Nearly a million people a…