Co-Occurring Disorders and Homelessness
Co-occurring mental and substance use disorder rates are high among people who experience homelessness. One study reported a 23 percent lifetime prevalence rate of co-occurring disorders for individuals who were homeless. Individuals with co-occurring disorders who are homeless face complex physical, social, and psychological challenges to recovery.
Click below to learn more about improving services for individuals with co-occurring disorders who are homeless.
- Integrated Services
- Screening and Assessment
- Developing the Workforce
- Training Practitioners
- Financing Options
- Using Data
Resources and Links
A resource center and online community of providers sharing state-of-the art information on preventing and ending homelessness.
Technical assistance offerings for providers working with persons impacted by COD and at risk for homelessness.
COCE Overview Paper 5: Treatment, Volume 2: Addressing Co-occurring Disorders in Non-Traditional Service Settings
A brief overview of strategies for building awareness, screening, and responding to co-occurring disorders in a range of service settings.