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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Street Medicine Pioneer Heals Homeless

Learn how a pioneer of street medicine works to heal homeless communities while encouraging others to join him in his mission.

Article 2013
Breaking the Cycle of Homelessness

Bud’s Warehouse and other job training programs in Denver help break the cycle of homelessness.

Article 2013
Homeless Providers Partner With Police

Homeless service providers in Fargo, North Dakota, partnered with police to better serve people experiencing homelessness with behavioral health issues.

Article 2013
Promoting Enterprise and Innovation

Learn how the More Than Words program builds survival skills among youth experiencing homelessness by encouraging an interest in business.

Article 2013
Provider Praises Housing First

Learn how one homeless services provider in West Virginia helps the community using the Housing First model.

Article 2013
Kentucky Fights Chronic Homelessness

Service provider collaboration, peer support, and a Housing First approach help improve outcomes for people experiencing chronic homelessness in Kentucky.

Grantee Spotlight 2013
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
Expanding Care in Rural New Mexico

Learn how the Project ECHO video teleconferencing program is helping to grow and train the workforce in rural New Mexico and beyond.

Article 2013
Partnership Improves Outcomes

Learn how a San Diego provider improved client outcomes by partnering with police on a program that replaced jail time for alcohol misuse with treatment.

Article 2013
Ending Veteran Homelessness

Learn how a collaborative “boot camp” initiative for veterans experiencing chronic homelessness provided swift housing and behavioral health services.

Article 2013
Trauma's Impact on Homelessness

The SHIFT Study reveals how trauma and violence impacts residential stability, particularly among women experiencing homelessness.

Article 2013
Studio Space for Youth

Learn about a program in Toronto that provides youth experiencing homelessness a space for therapeutic expression and creativity.

Article 2013
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
Partnerships With Police

Learn how a PATH grantee partners with police, peer specialists, and mental health systems to better serve people experiencing homelessness.

Grantee Spotlight 2013
Better Outcomes Through Outreach

Targeted outreach and intensive case management for people experiencing chronic homelessness leads to improvement in housing, mental health, and other outcomes.

Grantee Spotlight 2013
Social Exclusion in Emergency Care

Social exclusion of people experiencing homelessness can occur in hospital emergency rooms and delay access to health care.

Article 2013
Housing First Supports Recovery

Stable housing through Housing First programs can end chronic homelessness and lead to engagement with services that support recovery.

Article 2013
National Research Agenda

Learn how the National Research Agenda on Homelessness aims to update homelessness data and assess the impact of health financing reforms on services.

Article 2013
Running for Recovery

The Back On My Feet program uses running to help people experiencing homelessness see that recovery and positive change is possible through perseverance.

Article 2013
Film Captures Homelessness First-hand

The documentary film Give Me A Shot of Anything provides a first-hand account of homelessness to raise awareness about poverty, homelessness, and health care.

Article 2013

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