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Ken Kraybill, Sharon Morrison
This resource on mental health includes a case study, a piece on understanding mental health and homelessness, guidance on relating to a person experiencing mental or emotional distress, and suicide myths and facts.
Helen Herrman
Objective: To examine the concept and evidence for mental health promotion, within an understanding of mental health and mental illness and their determinants. Method: Aselective review of literature and opinion in the fields of public health and...
Ken Kraybill, Sharon Morrison
While PATH providers often do not have medical training, they regularly encounter consumers who face health issues. This section of Assessing Health, Promoting Wellness provides an introduction to trauma. The unexpected loss of a loved one, a car...
This Resource Kit is designed to help promote access to and the availability of mental health screens and assessments for children in every state as an essential first step in ensuring appropriate mental health treatment for children. The kit...
Ken Kraybill, Sharon Morrison
Growing up in Philadelphia, the only contact that Richard Drain had with white people was with police, judges, and probation officers. Richard’s world started to expand when he went into the military. It was during the war in Vietnam, and the world...
M. Stewart, L. Reutter, N. Letourneau, E. Makwarimba
The study was guided by seven research questions: What are the effects of the pilot support intervention on homeless youths with respect to 1. Quality, composition, and size of social network; 2. Satisfaction with support received; 3. Loneliness...
Charles Ingoglia
This report represents the National Technical Assistance Center for State Mental Health Planning’s (NTAC) latest technical assistance activity designed to strengthen state mental health planning and advisory councils. In 1998 NTAC collaborated with...
Zlatka Russinova, E. Sally Rogers, Marsha L. Ellison, Asya Lyass
This survey evaluated respondents' perceptions about a set of recovery-promoting professional competencies hypothesized to enhance clients' hope and empowerment and inquired about interactions with providers that enhanced clients'...
Wendy Grace Evans
IDEAS in Psychiatry is a nonprofit educational institute that provides useful, accurate and up-to-date scientific information about psychiatric illnesses, symptoms, and treatments. Their goal is to change the conversation - to encourage open, honest...
Isolde Daiski
Aim - This paper is a report of a study of the perspectives of homeless individuals on their health and healthcare needs. Background - Many studies show the high incidence and severity of diseases, physical and mental, amongst the homeless...
Nancy P. Hanrahan, Donna Rolin-Kenny, June Roman, Aparna Kumar, Linda Aiken, Michael Blank
People with a serious mental illness (SMI) along with HIV have complex health conditions. This population also has high rates of poverty, difficulty in sustaining regular housing, and limited supportive networks. (Authors)
Ken Kraybill, Sharon Morrison
Both the literature and in-depth interviews with PATH administrators and consumer practitioners are replete with the many advantages of hiring people with mental illnesses who experienced homelessness to engage their peers into treatment and...
Janet Welsh, Celene E. Domitrovich, Karen Bierman, Joann Lang
The Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SS/HS) Initiative is currently underway in the Tyrone Area School District. Tyrone is a rural community characterized by high levels of poverty, unemployment, and youth problems including substance use and...