Non-psychiatric disability and homelessness: Building an evidence base for better policy

The relationship between psychiatric disability and homelessness has been well documented in Australia and it is now widely accepted that persons with a mental illness are at greater risk of homelessness, and that a significant percentage of the homeless have a psychiatric disability of greater or lesser severity. Very little attention has been paid to the incidence of nonpsychiatric disabilities amongst the homeless either in Australia or internationally.

Publication Date: 
2011
Pages: 
29-30
Volume: 
24
Issue: 
9
Journal Name: 
Parity
Location: 
Australia