Behavioral Health 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
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
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
Compassion and Coordinating Services

Compassion for people experiencing homelessness who have suffered trauma is at the center of one continuum of care provider in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Article 2013
Culturally Competent Treatment

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

Article 2013
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
Breaking the Cycle of Homelessness

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

Article 2013
Film Captures Homelessness First-hand

The documentary film Give Me A Shot of Anything provides a first-hand account of homelessness to raise awareness about poverty, homelessness, and health care.

Article 2013
Ending Veteran Homelessness

Learn how a collaborative “boot camp” initiative for veterans experiencing chronic homelessness provided swift housing and behavioral health services.

Article 2013
Expanding Care in Rural New Mexico

Learn how the Project ECHO video teleconferencing program is helping to grow and train the workforce in rural New Mexico and beyond.

Article 2013
Homeless Providers Partner With Police

Homeless service providers in Fargo, North Dakota, partnered with police to better serve people experiencing homelessness with behavioral health issues.

Article 2013
Helping Older Adults Access Services

The Senior and Disability Survival School program teaches older adults and people with disabilities how to access health services and bolster survival skills.

Article 2013
Helping Texas’ Working Poor

Texas’ Center for Public Policy Priorities helps the state’s large population of working poor find resources to achieve financial stability.

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
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
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
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
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
Peer Support Key for GBHI Grantee

Peer support is a key element of Palladia's Steps to Safety program for its homeless clients grappling with trauma and substance use.

Article 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
PIT Counts in Rural Areas

Point-in-Time (PIT) counts are valuable ways to assess homelessness in rural and frontier communities, which may be less visible than in urban areas.

Article 2013

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