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
Community Garden Program

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

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
Disaster and Emergency Preparedness Tips

Learn tips for providers to support people experiencing homelessness who are especially vulnerable during emergencies and disasters.

Article 2012
Juvenile Drug Courts Help Youth

Juvenile drug courts promote youth access to behavioral health treatment and services that help break the cycle of criminal behavior and incarceration.

Article 2014
NAMI Coordinator Shares Her Struggles

Learn what Augusta Cox learned in her recovery from schizophrenia and how she uses those lessons to help others with mental illness and their families.

Article 2015
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
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
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
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
Skid Row Housing Trust

The Skid Row Housing Trust (SRHT) provides permanent housing to people who are experiencing chronic homelessness with mental and/or substance use disorders.

Grantee Spotlight 2012
The Role of Peer Specialists in Recovery

Peer specialists play a role in treatment models that combine service provision and evidence-based practices to promote recovery.

Grantee Spotlight 2013
PATH Program and Rural Homelessness

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

Grantee Spotlight 2015
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
Targeted Outreach Helps At-risk Men

Case managers find that outreach and trust can reduce rates of new HIV/AIDS infections in minority men in Texas and help them accept substance use treatment.

Grantee Spotlight 2014
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
Virginia Supportive Housing Project

Virginia agencies work to end chronic homelessness through collaboration and partnerships with government at the local, state, and national levels.

Grantee Spotlight 2013
Peer Wellness and Pathways to Housing

Learn about a New York-based peer-run wellness program, which emphasizes empowerment, social inclusion, and collaboration.

Grantee Spotlight 2013
SAMHSA Grantee in Tulsa

Learn how the T-HARP program made behavioral health treatment accessible for people in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Grantee Spotlight 2013
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
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

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