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 Titlesort ascending Description Format Year
Childhood Resilience

Learn how developing problem-solving skills, self-regulation, and relationships with caring adults can help promote childhood resilience.

Article 2014
Child Homelessness: A Growing Crisis

Author and child homelessness expert Ellen Bassuk discusses the expanding crisis of family and child homelessness and the need for greater efforts.

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
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
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
Carter Center Helps Shape Public Policy

The Carter Center’s Mental Health Program supports efforts to achieve parity, promote social inclusion, and influence public policy on mental health.

Article 2015
Campaign Changes Young Minds

Learn how a prevention campaign in Danbury, Connecticut, helped to reduce underage drinking in the community.

Article 2014
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
Breaking the Cycle of Homelessness

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

Article 2013
Breaking Ground

Learn about Breaking Ground, one of the largest supportive housing providers to provide permanent housing for people experiencing chronic 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
Boston Nonprofit Steadfast

Learn how the nonprofit group Friends of Boston’s Homeless maintained job-training and other services when faced with unforeseen challenges.

Article 2015
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
Book Chronicles Author’s Outreach

Author Danielle Steel spent 11 years providing street outreach to people experiencing chronic homelessness in San Francisco, CA.

Article 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
AZCEH Works to End Chronic Homelessness

Learn how the Arizona Coalition to End Homelessness (AZCEH) addresses homelessness among military veterans.

Article 2014
Autobiography Promotes Social Inclusion

Learn how one author turned his struggle with homelessness and depression into a book giving hope and empowering people experiencing homelessness.

Article 2015
Alcohol Management as Harm Reduction

Seattle's DESC uses alcohol management as a harm reduction strategy and to assess its impact on better health outcomes, improved safety, and less victimization.

Article 2014
Affording Housing Models and Recovery

Learn how affordable housing models can support recovery, with a focus on recovery housing and policy in Ohio.

Article 2013
A Safe Space for Survivors

A transitional housing program inspired by the Oxford House model helps domestic violence survivors overcome trauma and substance use.

Article 2013

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