5 Ways Design is Transforming Behavioral Healthcare

Written by Kari Thorsen, NCIDQ, LEED AP, PRINCIPAL, ZGF for Building Design + Construction.

Despite these overwhelming statistics, the negative stigmas associated with mental illness, combined with a scarcity of clinicians and facilities, resulted in over half of those with behavioral health conditions forgoing treatment last year. What we know from recent post-occupancy evaluations and working closely with clinical staff is the critical role that design plays in removing the stigma associated with psychiatric care, normalizing the care environment, and improving patient outcomes. Here are five ways design is transforming behavioral healthcare."

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