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Shannon E. Mack, Daniel Spotts, Atraya Hayes, Joanne Rains Warner
ABSTRACT Objectives: To fulfill the health teaching and promotion responsibilities of public health nurses, a teaching intervention was devised to prepare low-income, low-resource families to survive a worst-case disaster scenario. The purpose of...
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...
Wendy Grace Evans
The Empress Hotel is both a documentary film and place to live for people who are in transition from homelessness, addiction, and mental illness. Roberta Goodman, the General Manager of the Empress Hotel, co-produced this moving documentary with...
Roger Wade
Roger Wade recently contributed “The Homeless Problem: My Personal Perspective” based on 15 years of experiencing “a homeless state of mind and body.” Now, he shares his life story, which spans a happy childhood, asuccessful career in marketing, a...
Habitat for Humanity Canada and Genworth Financial Canada are asking students in grade 4, 5 and 6 across Canada to tell us what "home" means to them by entering the Meaning of Home Contest. Karson- Guelph, Ontario She opens her eyes...
Shurli Chan
The heart of the Downtown Eastside (DTES) is home to survivors of the war on terror: the terror of poverty, physical and spiritual abuse, child apprehension, addictions, and residential schools - all of which quietly destroy the human spirit. Yet in...
The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness (COH) acknowledges with thanks the financial support of the Government of Canada’s Homelessness Partnering Strategy (Employment and Social Development Canada) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research...