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)
Resource Title Description Formatsort descending Year
Damien Center Provides Housing Services

The Damien Center plans to rebuild and expand its services to include housing for people with HIV/AIDS who are experiencing homelessness.

Article 2015
Boston Offers a SPOT for Preventing Overdose

The Boston Health Care for Homeless Program created an innovative program to prevent overdose deaths.

Article 2017
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
Defining and Supporting Recovery

A statewide initiative to define recovery in Georgia led to efforts to engage multiple stakeholders in understanding and supporting recovery services.

Article 2014
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
2013 McKinney-Vento Report

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

Article 2014
Peer Advocates Transition Residents

The Peer Advocate Program at the Skid Row Housing Trust helps new residents transition from homelessness into housing.

Article 2016
Detroit Transitional Living Program

Learn how the Detroit Recovery Project provides support services to help people sustain recovery from substance use.

Article 2014
Short Film on Minority Mental Illness

Learn about Documenting Our Presence: Multicultural Experiences of Mental Illness, a short film about the cross-cultural impact of social exclusion.

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
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
Recovery Voices Speak Out

Greater awareness of the public health impact of addiction and expanded access to care is fueling the growth of the recovery movement.

Article 2015
Homeless and Housing Services Providers Confront Opioid Overdose

Programs across the country use naloxone and preventative measures to save people experiencing homelessness and opioid use disorders.

Article 2017
PHC Leverages Volunteer Network

Project Homeless Connect (PHC) in San Francisco uses education, volunteerism, and rallies to promote social inclusion of people experiencing homelessness.

Article 2014
Prevention Program Targets Atlanta Youth

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.

Article 2014
Trauma's Impact on Homelessness

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

Article 2013
Teen Prescription Drug Misuse and Abuse

Learn how the rise in misuse and abuse of prescription drugs, the fastest-growing drug problem in the United States, impacts teens' mental and physical health.

Article 2014
Yale Study Examines People in Housing

Yale University's Jack Tsai, Ph.D., examines the Housing First model and ways to help people with substance use disorders access housing.

Article 2016
Data Sharing Improves Service Delivery

Learn how the Community Action Partnership is helping to create efficiencies in service delivery for public service agencies in Washington State.

Article 2014
Foster Youth Study

The lead author of the Midwest Evaluation of the Adult Functioning of Former Foster Youth study discusses the advantages of extending foster care.

Article 2015

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