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Peer support is a key element of Palladia's Steps to Safety program for its homeless clients grappling with trauma and substance use.
Learn how community organizations provide peer support services to people in recovery and the importance of peer specialists in the behavioral health field.
Learn about a New York-based peer-run wellness program, which emphasizes empowerment, social inclusion, and collaboration.
Project Homeless Connect (PHC) in San Francisco uses education, volunteerism, and rallies to promote social inclusion of people experiencing homelessness.
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.
Point-in-Time (PIT) counts of people experiencing homelessness provide crucial data on progress towards federal goals of preventing and ending homelessness.
Atlanta’s Learn to Grow received SAMHSA funds to develop a program aimed at reducing or preventing alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use among youth.
Learn how a California program helps build self-confidence in women experiencing homelessness through empowerment and skill development.
Learn how the More Than Words program builds survival skills among youth experiencing homelessness by encouraging an interest in business.
Learn how one homeless services provider in West Virginia helps the community using the Housing First model.
The Campaign to Change Direction promotes that mental health is as valuable as physical health and one can recognize the signs of emotional suffering.
Learn how to manage the holiday season’s challenges, including triggers of trauma for homeless service providers and the people they serve.
While disasters are unpredictable, research suggests that many can recover through their own resilience or with mental health supports.
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.
Recovery specialist Gloria Dickerson says integrating recovery services and supports in homeless services helps providers recognize multiple client issues.
Greater awareness of the public health impact of addiction and expanded access to care is fueling the growth of the recovery movement.
Learn how the Roberts Enterprise Development Fund (REDF) trains and provides employment opportunities for people experiencing homelessness.
Learn how psychiatric rehabilitation fosters personal growth for people in recovery despite struggles with mental illness and social exclusion.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) reports that toxic stress during childhood harms an individual’s long-term health and well-being.
A workgroup that SAMHSA helped start offers resources for clinicians to address the needs of youth who identify as LGBT and are experiencing homelessness.