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Stacy Lisa. Brown
During the last decade, supported housing has emerged as a popular new approach to the delivery of housing and treatment services for consumers who have been homeless and experience serious psychiatric disabilities and/or substance use disorders....
Faith Dickerson, Scot McNary, Clayton Brown, Richard Goldberg, Lisa Dixon
Background/Objective. Somatic health care utilization was studied among individuals with serious mental illness who were receiving community-based psychiatric services. Research Design. Cross-sectional study. Subjects: A total of 200...
Vivian Brown, George Huba, A. Panter, Ruth Slaughter, Lisa Melchior
Abstract The Transtheoretical, or Stages of Change Model, has been applied to the investigation of help-seeking related to a number of addictive behaviors. Overall, the model has shown to be very important in understanding the...
Kimberly Bender, Samantha M. Brown, Sanna J. Thompson, Kristin M. Ferguson, Lisa Langenderfer
Exposure to multiple forms of maltreatment during childhood is associated with serious mental health consequences among youth in the general population, but limited empirical attention has focused on homeless youth—a population with markedly high...
Lisa M. Brown, Scott Barnett, Edward Hickling, Kathryn Frahm, Robert R. Campbell, Ronald Olney, John A. Schinka, Roger Casey
Although researchers have extensively studied the psychosocial consequences of disaster produced homelessness on the general population, efforts focused on understanding how homeless people fare have been limited to a few media reports and the gray...
Ruth Elwood Martin, Debra Hanson, Christine Hemingway, Vivian Ramsden, Alison Granger-Brown, Lara-Lisa Condello, Ann Macaulay, Patti Janssen, T. Gregory Hislop
<i>Purpose</i> – The purpose of this paper is to describe the development, by incarcerated women who were members of a prison participatory health research team, of a survey tool regarding homelessness and housing, the...
Background: Peer use of take home naloxone has the potential to reduce drug related deaths. There appears to be a paucity of research amongst homeless drug users on the topic. This study explores the acceptability and potential risk of peer use of...
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...
CHAB Staff
Outside In of Portland, Oregon, was awarded a SAMHSA treatment for the homeless grant on September 30, 2008. The StreetRISE Program of Outside In provides treatment in permanent supportive housing for homeless transition age youth. StreetRISE uses...
Thanks to the staff, volunteers and service users (past and present) of Covenant House Toronto and Covenant House Vancouver who assisted in the development of the toolkit by taking part in interviews, providing data and resources or reviewing...