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Lived Experience Advisory Council
During the 2014 Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness conference in Vancouver, a group of individuals came together with a common goal: to ensure that individuals with lived experience received equitable representation from service providers,...
Roch Hurtubise, Marie-Claude Rose
L’action intersectorielle clinique : l’expérience d’EMRII, une équipe mixte pour les personnes en situation d’itinérance A research team of sociologists conducted a descriptive case study of the Mobile Reference and Intervention Team for Homeless...
Nancy J. Wewiorski
This is the second in a series of articles highlighting Housing Options Made Easy, Inc., a consumer-run supportive housing program in Western New York. Created by a group of consumers, Housing Options Made Easy is one of the largest peer-run...
Branch Chief’s Corner: A welcome message from Dr. Charlene Le Fauve, Chief, Co-Occurring and Homeless Activities Branch (CHAB). Hello, I’m Charlene Le Fauve, and I’m the Director of the Co-Occurring and Homeless Activities Branch of the Center for...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) Children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to smoke, drink and use illegal drugs, U.S. researchers reported on Sunday [August 17, 2003]. It could be because children with ADHD have trouble...
Wendy Grace Evans
Telemedicine is an innovative new model that helps to close the gap in rural health disparities. By bringing high quality care to people in need in rural and underserved areas, telemedicine holds much promise. In New Mexico, Dr. Sanjeev Arora of...
Wendy Grace Evans
The Edwin Gould Academy in New York serves youth who age out of the foster care system or exit the juvenile justice system. Without family support or a safety net, these youth are at high risk for homelessness, substance use, and other problems. Jim...
Wendy Grace Evans
“One day, I happened to run into David at a construction site. He pulled some things out of his rucksack, including an antique pharmacy glass bottle from the 1800s,” explains Alan Pickett, a Mental Health Outreach Nurse. Out of this small exchange,...
Neil Greene
Outreach workers are the key to PATH services. Neil Greene, an analyst at SAMHSA’s PATH Technical Assistance Center, left the confines of his office to shadow an outreach worker. He learned a lot, furthered his appreciation for outreach work, and...
Wendy Grace Evans
“Hearing Our Voices” is an innovative project to understand the housing experiences of people diagnosed with mental illnesses. Co-researchers Barbara Schneider and nine members of the Peer Support Unsung Heroes Program at the Schizophrenia Society...
Michael Shapcott
Research can contribute to ending homelessness Michael Shapcott is Director, Affordable Housing and Social Innovation at the Wellesley Institute, an independent, non-profit research and policy dedicated to advancing urban health....
Interviewed by CHAB staff
We are pleased to welcome Justice Evelyn Lundberg Stratton, of the Supreme Court of Ohio. Born to missionary parents in Bangkok, Thailand, she spent her childhood in Southeast Asia at the height of the Vietnam War. At age 18, she returned to America...
Laura Prescott, Leah Harris
This section of Moving Forward, Together concentrates on the primary concerns about consumer involvement: stigma and discrimination; boundaries/multiple relationships; stress/burnout; and challenges related to finances and time. Moving Forward,...
Interviewed by CHAB staff
“Ask the Expert” features an interview with a leading expert on homelessness or co-occurring mental and substance use disorders. The following is an interview with Dr. Joan Gillece, Project Director for two SAMHSA Centers: The National Center for...
Wendy Grace Evans
There are many challenges to the integration of health and outreach, including a lack of resources. This article outlines collaborations among PATH and Health Care for the Homeless programs in New Hampshire from the perspective of Bernie Bluhm, New...