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Kimberley Isett, Joseph Morrissey
ACCESS demonstration sites were followed for an additional two years beyond the scheduled four-year evaluation to assess whether any delayed effects had occurred in system and project integration. For system integration, findings indicate that there...
Rosa Soloria, Norweeta Milburn
The Expanded Behavioral Model for Vulnerable Populations was used to examine the predisposing, enabling, and need factors associated with mental health service use in a homeless adolescent sample. Among all youth, 32% perceived a need for help with...
Audrey Conrad, Sabrina Grolleau, Florence Lamarque, Christophe Beitz, Stephane Brugere
Homelessness is an increasing problem among subjects with severe mental illnesses and little is known about the characteristics of homeless subjects with psychosis using emergency psychiatric services. The aims of the present study were to assess...
Los Angeles Homeless Services Athourity (LAHSA)
The most comprehensive count of the homeless in Los Angeles. Applied Survey Research (ASR)conducted the survey, which showed an estimated 1 out of 110 people in LA County is homeless on any night and 1 out of 40 will experience homelessness annually...
Jennifer Garner
Rural organizations play an important role in combating the effects of the recession by working to provide affordable housing for an increased number of people. Due to high need, many rural organizations without prior housing development experience...
We envision a future when everyone with a mental illness will recover, a future when mental illnesses can be prevented or cured, a future when mental illnesses are detected early, and a future when everyone with a mental illness at any stage of life...
Mark. Stephens
This summary accompanies the good practice guide on homelessness prevention, by providing key findings from an evaluation of homelessness prevention across ten local authorities.
Advocacy entails a set of coordinated strategic activities that aim to bring about a desired and lasting political change, and is most effective when adapted to the specific context in focus. It helps accord importance to certain critical issues...