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 Format Yearsort descending
Affording Housing Models and Recovery

Learn how affordable housing models can support recovery, with a focus on recovery housing and policy in Ohio.

Article 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
Recognizing Holiday Triggers

Learn how to manage the holiday season’s challenges, including triggers of trauma for homeless service providers and the people they serve.

Article 2013
PIT Counts in Rural Areas

Point-in-Time (PIT) counts are valuable ways to assess homelessness in rural and frontier communities, which may be less visible than in urban areas.

Article 2013
Helping Older Adults Access Services

The Senior and Disability Survival School program teaches older adults and people with disabilities how to access health services and bolster survival skills.

Article 2013
Texas Group Tackles Poverty and Housing

Mobile Loaves & Fishes in Austin, Texas, tackles both poverty and housing by providing entrepreneurship opportunities for people experiencing homelessness.

Article 2013
From Food Insecurity to a Full Plate

The Sustainable Food Center in Austin, Texas, works with food producers to combat food insecurity and help everyone access healthy, organic produce.

Article 2013
Sequestration and Homeless Services

Mark Allison of the National Low Income Housing Coalition explains sequestration and how it impacts homeless service and housing providers.

Article 2013
JFK’s Legacy of Community-based Care

The Community Mental Health Act of 1963 set up community mental health facilities across the United States and continues to impact mental health policy.

Article 2013
Homeless Services for the Whole Family

Learn how the New Reach network in Connecticut provides housing to single mothers and their children who are experiencing homelessness.

Article 2013
Virginia Supportive Housing Project

Virginia agencies work to end chronic homelessness through collaboration and partnerships with government at the local, state, and national levels.

Grantee Spotlight 2013
Peer Support Key for GBHI Grantee

Peer support is a key element of Palladia's Steps to Safety program for its homeless clients grappling with trauma and substance use.

Article 2013
Resources to Help LGBT Youth

A workgroup that SAMHSA helped start offers resources for clinicians to address the needs of youth who identify as LGBT and are experiencing homelessness.

Article 2013
Recovery Homes Help People

Learn how recovery housing is gaining momentum on a national level due to its focus on empowering and supporting people in early recovery from substance use.

Article 2013
Helping Texas’ Working Poor

Texas’ Center for Public Policy Priorities helps the state’s large population of working poor find resources to achieve financial stability.

Article 2013
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
Homelessness Awareness

The National Coalition for the Homeless works to raise awareness as a key step in addressing the challenge of homelessness.

Article 2013
Culturally Competent Treatment

Learn about the important role that cultural competence plays in addressing the behavioral health of Native Americans.

Article 2013
Homeless Persons' Memorial Day

Learn how Homeless Persons' Memorial Day raises awareness and prompts remembrance of those who died on the streets.

Article 2013
Community Garden Program

Learn how a community garden program in Boston promotes the importance of nutrition and youth wellness.

Article 2013

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