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
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
Boston Health Center

Learn how the Sidney Borum Jr. Health Center's integrated care model helps Boston-area LGBT youth experiencing homelessness build hope and trust.

Article 2015
Creating Opportunities for Youth

Homeless and runaway youth can access support services, life skills training, and transitional shelter at Boston's Bridge Over Troubled Waters.

Article 2013
Homeless Persons' Memorial Day

Learn how Homeless Persons' Memorial Day raises awareness and prompts remembrance of those who died on the streets.

Article 2013
Raising Mental Health Awareness

The Campaign to Change Direction promotes that mental health is as valuable as physical health and one can recognize the signs of emotional suffering.

Article 2015
Yoga Promotes Mindful Recovery

A preliminary study of yoga's effects on veterans with post-traumatic stress (PTSD) suggests that yoga may reduce PTSD symptoms and support recovery.

Article 2015
Culturally Competent Treatment

Learn about the important role that cultural competence plays in addressing the behavioral health of Native Americans.

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
SAMHSA Grantee in Tulsa

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

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
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
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
PATH Program and Rural Homelessness

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

Grantee Spotlight 2015
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
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
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
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
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
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

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