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)
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The New HIV Prevention Platform

Learn how two organizations use social media platforms to share HIV prevention messages.

Article 2014
Childhood Resilience

Learn how developing problem-solving skills, self-regulation, and relationships with caring adults can help promote childhood resilience.

Article 2014
Housing People With HIV/AIDS

Learn how the AIDS Action Committee in Massachusetts addresses the connections between poverty, housing, and HIV/AIDS.

Article 2014
Eating Disorders Among Men

Significant numbers of men are developing eating disorders based on unrealistic body images, and the health results are life-threatening.

Article 2014
HIV/AIDS Outreach in Texas

Two universities in Texas, both SAMHSA grantees, are working to address the link between substance use and the transmission of HIV with an eye on prevention.

Article 2014
Self-Esteem and Homeless Youth

Young people experiencing homelessness often struggle with self-esteem, which puts them at risk for substance use, suicide, and other negative outcomes.

Article 2014
Treating Childhood Obesity

Treating children with obesity, which may create lifelong health risks, requires family cooperation and a supportive environment. 

Article 2014
Mental Health Support for Young Mothers

Learn how service providers help young mothers experiencing homelessness with recovery support.

Article 2014
Health Financing Impact on Homelessness

Learn how federal health financing laws help people experiencing homelessness with co-occurring medical and behavioral health conditions access treatment.

Article 2014
Changing Men's Minds and Bodies

The Men’s Health Network uses outreach and awareness to educate men about how to maintain and improve their health.

Article 2014
Studies Back Trauma-informed Approaches

Findings from studies of women and families experiencing homelessness support trauma-informed approaches to homeless services.

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City Inmates Receive Health Insurance

Learn how a San Francisco law ensures inmates have health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

Article 2014
Juvenile Drug Courts Help Youth

Juvenile drug courts promote youth access to behavioral health treatment and services that help break the cycle of criminal behavior and incarceration.

Article 2014
PCWBW Provides Behavioral Health

Learn how the Penn Center on Women’s Behavioral Wellness (PCWCW) provides treatment for women with behavioral health issues during pregnancy.

Article 2014
Program for Women Builds Self-Confidence

Learn how a California program helps build self-confidence in women experiencing homelessness through empowerment and skill development.

Article 2014
Santa Cruz Women in Recovery

Learn how the Affordable Care Act helps support women in recovery in Santa Cruz, CA.

Article 2014
MHAO Promotes Community

Learn how the Mental Health Association of Oklahoma (MHAO) works with local communities to create affordable housing and employment opportunities.

Article 2014
REDF Creates Employment Opportunities

Learn how the Roberts Enterprise Development Fund (REDF) trains and provides employment opportunities for people experiencing homelessness.

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Toolkit Supports Collaboration

A toolkit from the National Center on Family Homelessness supports a framework for domestic violence and homeless service organizations to collaborate.

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2013 McKinney-Vento Report

The McKinney-Vento report examines homelessness among children in U.S. public schools.

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