Mental and Substance Use Disorders and Homelessness Resources

Find articles, videos, webinars, and other resources to support your work with people experiencing homelessness.

(example: recovery)
Resource Title Description Formatsort ascending Year
Larkin Street Stories: Youth Identity

Youth accessing homeless services at Larkin Street Youth Services in San Francisco can choose to self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT).

Video 2011
2010 PATH Grantee Meeting: Opening Doors

A discussion of progress and next steps for the federal Opening Doors initiative, and the importance of integrated care and collaboration.

Video 2011
2010 PATH Grantee Meeting: Keynote

John O'Brien, senior advisor for health finance to the SAMHSA Administrator, discusses the impact of health financing on homeless services.

Video 2010
2010 PATH Grantee Meeting: Panel

A panel of national experts on homelessness, health care, and public policy discuss the impact of health financing legislation and funding through Medicaid.

Video 2011
2010 PATH Grantee Meeting: Awards

Three PATH programs are recognized in 2010 for their service to people experiencing homelessness with mental and/or substance use disorders.

Video 2011
Managing Suicidal Behavior in Treatment

A discussion on how to identify and address suicidal thoughts and behaviors among people with substance use disorders.

Video 2011
Larkin Street Stories: LGBT Youth

An introduction to Larkin Street Youth Services and how it addresses homelessness among youth who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT).

Video 2011
Larkin Street Stories: Social Inclusion

Larkin Street Youth Services staff discuss social inclusion of youth experiencing homelessness who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT).

Video 2011
Counting Homelessness on Tribal Lands

Researchers have created a toolkit to help Native American communities count people experiencing homelessness on tribal lands.

T/TA Tool 2013
SAMHSA Grantee in Tulsa

Learn how the T-HARP program made behavioral health treatment accessible for people in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Grantee Spotlight 2013
One-Stop Homeless Services Center

The Louisiana Chronically Homeless Assistance and Treatment Services (LaCHATS) project provides one-stop services for clients in need.

Grantee Spotlight 2015
Peer Wellness and Pathways to Housing

Learn about a New York-based peer-run wellness program, which emphasizes empowerment, social inclusion, and collaboration.

Grantee Spotlight 2013
Skid Row Housing Trust

The Skid Row Housing Trust (SRHT) provides permanent housing to people who are experiencing chronic homelessness with mental and/or substance use disorders.

Grantee Spotlight 2012
Collaboration Breeds Success

Learn how a GBHI-SSH grantee in Cincinnati generates positive outcomes for its clients by embracing collaboration and community building.

Grantee Spotlight 2013
Kentucky Fights Chronic Homelessness

Service provider collaboration, peer support, and a Housing First approach help improve outcomes for people experiencing chronic homelessness in Kentucky.

Grantee Spotlight 2013
The Role of Peer Specialists in Recovery

Peer specialists play a role in treatment models that combine service provision and evidence-based practices to promote recovery.

Grantee Spotlight 2013
PATH Program and Rural Homelessness

PATH grantees in West Virginia address unique challenges related to rural homelessness.

Grantee Spotlight 2015
Targeted Outreach Helps At-risk Men

Case managers find that outreach and trust can reduce rates of new HIV/AIDS infections in minority men in Texas and help them accept substance use treatment.

Grantee Spotlight 2014
Partnerships With Police

Learn how a PATH grantee partners with police, peer specialists, and mental health systems to better serve people experiencing homelessness.

Grantee Spotlight 2013
Better Outcomes Through Outreach

Targeted outreach and intensive case management for people experiencing chronic homelessness leads to improvement in housing, mental health, and other outcomes.

Grantee Spotlight 2013

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