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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Building a Skilled Workforce

Learn how to develop a skilled workforce in homeless services using evidence-based practices (EBPs) and training using real-life situations.

Article 2014
Campaign Changes Young Minds

Learn how a prevention campaign in Danbury, Connecticut, helped to reduce underage drinking in the community.

Article 2014
Carter Center Helps Shape Public Policy

The Carter Center’s Mental Health Program supports efforts to achieve parity, promote social inclusion, and influence public policy on mental health.

Article 2015
Celebrating Recovery Each September

SAMHSA's Recovery Month raises awareness that satisfying and purposeful lives are possible for people in recovery from mental and/or substance use disorders.

Article 2013
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
Child Care Help for Families in Need

Federal legislation expands assistance for childcare and early childhood education for low-income families and families experiencing homelessness.

Article 2013
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
Childhood Resilience

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

Article 2014
Children Experiencing Homelessness

Learn about the impact of homelessness on children and the shelter programs that support childhood development.

Article 2014
Children's Mental Health

Learn how Texas grantees collaborate through systems of care (SOC) to improve access to services and supports for children with serious emotional disturbance.

Article 2014
Choices for Homeless Survival

A first-person account of how struggling to survive on the streets subjects people to social exclusion and can often lead to jail.

Article 2013
City Inmates Receive Health Insurance

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

Article 2014
City Shelter Programs

Learn how cities are providing shelter for people experiencing homelessness during cold months of the year to prevent deaths from hypothermia.

Article 2014
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
Community Garden Program

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

Article 2013
Comorbidity in Youth

Find information on working with youth who are experiencing homelessness and suffering from both mental and substance use disorders.

Article 2015
Compassion and Coordinating Services

Compassion for people experiencing homelessness who have suffered trauma is at the center of one continuum of care provider in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Article 2013
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
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
Couples Experiencing Homelessness

Couples experiencing homelessness face many challenges accessing housing and related services, and maintaining intimacy in their daily lives.

Article 2014

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