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 Format Year
Life Course Indicator Initiative

The Life Course Indicator initiative helps states assess the effects of external factors on children's health throughout the lifespan.

Article 2015
Mental Health Awareness Here and Now

Learn about mental health awareness initiatives past and present and their impact on our interactions with people experiencing homelessness.

Article 2015
Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid offers training to help people recognize the signs of mental distress or if someone is in crisis.

Article 2015
Mentoring and Foster Care Youth

Learn how Silver Lining Mentoring provides whole-person supportive services to prevent homelessness among foster care youth transitioning into adulthood.

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
Montana Program Provides Services

Learn how Montana's Tumbleweed Runaway Program leverages local resources to help house youth experiencing homelessness.

Article 2015
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
Network Supports Families in Recovery

The National Family Dialogue connects families of young people with substance use disorders to resources and support.

Article 2015
Native Clinic Expands Services

Learn about the Toiyabe Indian Health Project and its efforts to expand behavioral health services to Native youth and other Native populations in California.

Article 2015
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
Resurrecting Dreams

The Jericho Project’s Workforce Opportunities program helps people in New York City’s supportive housing programs secure jobs that pay above minimum wage.

Article 2015
Returning Veterans Project

The Portland-based Returning Veterans Project promotes suicide prevention training among clinicians to help lower the high suicide rate among Oregon veterans.

Article 2015
Texas Program Supports Pregnant Mothers

San Antonio’s Mommies Program helps pregnant mothers with substance use disorders and their babies receive recovery services.

Article 2015
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
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
Supporting New and Expectant Mothers

Arizona's Center of Hope provides transitional and permanent supportive housing as well as behavioral health treatment for new and expectant mothers.

Article 2015
Supporting Teen Mothers

Congregate care holds potential benefits for teen mothers in foster care, according to a 2014 study on New York City’s Inwood House.

Article 2015
Suicide Prevention Among Hispanics

Learn about Mental Health America of Texas (MHAT) and its suicide prevention programs that target Hispanics, a fast-growing population in that state.

Article 2015
Trauma and Men Experiencing Homelessness

The head of Nashville, Tennessee's Metropolitan Homelessness Commission discusses the behavioral health and trauma concerns of men experiencing homelessness.

Article 2015
PATH Program and Rural Homelessness

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

Grantee Spotlight 2015