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 descending Description Format Year
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
MHAO Promotes Community

Learn how the Mental Health Association of Oklahoma (MHAO) works with local communities to create affordable housing and employment opportunities.

Article 2014
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
Mobile Education Support for Youth

School on Wheels of Massachusetts provides mobile education support for youth experiencing homelessness.

Article 2014
Montana Program Provides Services

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

Article 2015
Motivational Interviewing in Recovery

Contributing writer Gloria Dickerson interviews SAMHSA's Steven Samra on motivational interviewing and applying those techniques in recovery support.

Article 2014
Naloxone in Shelter Settings: A Success Story from Michigan

The Robert J. Delonis Center works to prevent overdose deaths in people experiencing homelessness and opioid use disorder in Ann Arbor.

Article 2017
Naloxone Is a Key to Safety in Scattered-Site Housing

Pathways to Housing Pennsylvania train staff to use naloxone to prevent opioid overdose deaths around Philadelphia.

Article 2017
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
National Research Agenda

Learn how the National Research Agenda on Homelessness aims to update homelessness data and assess the impact of health financing reforms on services.

Article 2013
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
Network Supports Families in Recovery

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

Article 2015
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
Outpatient Recovery Support and Housing

The Central City Concern's Recuperative Care has provided recovery support and permanent housing for more than 1,000 patients since its inception in 2005.

Article 2012
Outreach and Support for Rural Veterans

Family & Community Services (FCS) of Ohio helps veterans and others experiencing homelessness in rural areas gain access to services and jobs.

Article 2014
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
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
PATH Program and Rural Homelessness

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

Grantee Spotlight 2015
PCWBW Provides Behavioral Health

Learn how the Penn Center on Women’s Behavioral Wellness (PCWCW) provides treatment for women with behavioral health issues during pregnancy.

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