Purpose The purpose of this study was to examine the association between homelessness and psychiatric disorders, including substance use disorders, on one hand, and cause-specific and all-cause mortality on the other in a high-income country.
Housing and Homelessness
Landlord Engagement Toolkit: A Guide to Working with Landlords in Housing First Programs (Print and Video) – 2018-01-17
Landlord Engagement Toolkit: A Guide to Working with Landlords in Housing First Programs (Print and Video) https://workspaceonhomelessness.ca/hps/resources/hps__spli/hps_english/landlord_toolkit_eng_webpdf The Community Workspace on Homelessness 2018-01-17
Launching the first comprehensive mental health and addictions resource for homeless youth service providers – 2018-01-18
It was in lower Manhattan nearly 15 years ago that a young woman experiencing “houselessness,” as she described it, gave me a copy of the piece of art that is below. She used it to
Mental Health & Addictions Interventions for Youth Experiencing Homelessness: Practical Strategies for Front-line Providers – 2018-01
Young people experiencing homelessness face many forms of extreme adversity including high rates of mental health and addiction challenges. These challenges lead to high mortality rates and increase the risk of chronic homelessness. In turn,
People with untreated serious mental illness comprise an estimated one-third of the total homeless population in the United States and an even higher percentage of women and individuals who are chronically homeless. In major cities
Background Homeless youth are the fastest growing sub-group within the homeless population. They face impaired access to health services and are often left unsupported. They lack social and family support or relationships with service providers.
The number of homeless adults on our streets is increasing which, due to their associated health problems, is causing increasing demand and inefficiencies on the National Health Service (NHS). Currently the homeless are experiencing inequalities