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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Network Supports Families in Recovery

The National Family Dialogue connects families of young people with substance use disorders to resources and support.

Article 2015
Journey Home Jobs Program

Learn how Journey Home in Hartford, Connecticut, helps people in transitional housing prepare for jobs in supply chain logistics and improve their well-being.

Article 2015
Boston Nonprofit Steadfast

Learn how the nonprofit group Friends of Boston’s Homeless maintained job-training and other services when faced with unforeseen challenges.

Article 2015
Mental Health Awareness Here and Now

Learn about mental health awareness initiatives past and present and their impact on our interactions with people experiencing homelessness.

Article 2015
Reducing Toxic Stress in Childhood

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) reports that toxic stress during childhood harms an individual’s long-term health and well-being.

Article 2015
Resurrecting Dreams

The Jericho Project’s Workforce Opportunities program helps people in New York City’s supportive housing programs secure jobs that pay above minimum wage.

Article 2015
Yoga Promotes Mindful Recovery

A preliminary study of yoga's effects on veterans with post-traumatic stress (PTSD) suggests that yoga may reduce PTSD symptoms and support recovery.

Article 2015
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
Cottages Support Housing First Model

Second Wind Cottages provides small, single-occupancy homes and intensive case management to men in Newfield, New York.

Article 2015
Child Homelessness: A Growing Crisis

Author and child homelessness expert Ellen Bassuk discusses the expanding crisis of family and child homelessness and the need for greater efforts.

Article 2015
Single Fathers with Children in Shelters

Los Angeles, California, shelter responds to increase in single fathers experiencing homelessness with children ages 18 and under.

Article 2015
Study Reveals Mental Health Disparities

Learn how a 2012 report on mental health disparities faced by black Californians leveraged efforts to revise the state’s mental health delivery system.

Article 2015
Shelter Diversion in North Carolina

Men’s Shelter of Charlotte, North Carolina, formalizes its diversion initiative to eliminate stays in shelters.

Article 2015
Returning Veterans Project

The Portland-based Returning Veterans Project promotes suicide prevention training among clinicians to help lower the high suicide rate among Oregon veterans.

Article 2015
Military Family Clinic

Reintegrating into civilian life can be both joyous and challenging for veterans and their families, so a New York City clinic helps with the transition.

Article 2015
PATH Program and Rural Homelessness

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

Grantee Spotlight 2015
Housing First Pilot

Pilot projects are showing success in using the Housing First model to secure safe housing for survivors of domestic violence and their children.

Article 2015
East L.A. Shelter Supports Women Over 50

The Guadalupe Homeless Project services a growing population of women over age 50 who are experiencing homelessness.

Article 2015
100,000 Homes Campaign

The 100,000 Homes Campaign has provided housing and shelter for more than 100,000 individuals and families experiencing homelessness nationwide.

Article 2015
Life Course Indicator Initiative

The Life Course Indicator initiative helps states assess the effects of external factors on children's health throughout the lifespan.

Article 2015

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