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Mark W. Tyndall, D. Patrick, P. Spittal, M. V. O'Shaughnessy, M. T. Schechter
Injection drug use is inextricably linked to commercial sex work and the transmission of sexually transmitted disease (STD). In many communities prevention efforts have been stalled owing to the marginal existence of this community. This study...
Kimberly A. Tyler, Les B. Whitbeck, Dan R. Hoyt, Ana M. Cauce
Risk factors associated with the likelihood of being sexually victimized by a stranger or friend/acquaintance since being on the street was examined among 372 homeless and runaway youth. Young people were interviewed on the streets and in shelters...
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...
OBJECTIVE: Patterns of psychiatric comorbidity were assessed in adults with and without attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) identified through a genetic study of families containing multiple children with ADHD. METHOD: Lifetime ADHD and...
Guidance for completing mental health release plans for SPMI (serious and persistently mentally ill) offenders is provided. Sections of this manual are: introduction; resource search procedure; county adult social services; county/city health...
Homeless Hub backgrounder on street youth panhandling. Backgrounder: Why street youth panhandle If you were walking down the street, and a homeless person asked you for money, would you give it to them?  What would you do?  This is...
Rodrigue Jean
Men for Sale follows eleven sex-trade workers over the course of a year, recounting their struggles to survive alcohol and drug-related addictions, abuse and stigmatization – and, their troubled pasts. Trapped in a vicious circle of prostitution and...
Z. Lin, A. Brannigan
The study explored the issues surrounding the analysis of non-stationary time series, illustrate innovations designed to address such problems, and demonstrate how such methods can be used in the dynamic analysis of social phenomena. The need for...
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 Carl Siciliano, Executive Director of the Ali Forney Center. We are pleased to...
Homelessness Resource Center (HRC)
Youth who identify as LGBTQI2-S have diverse needs demanding adaptive services. This page is part of resource package created to help programs better serve youth who are LGBTQI2-S and homeless. This page is part of resource package created...
Scholarly literature on sexuality and homeless youth has focused almost exclusively on young people nested within a culture of risk on the streets. This study broadens the body of work on this population by exploring how homeless and runaway youth...
T. Sanders
Summary. For female street sex workers in Britain, selling sex means managing risks. Violence from male clients, harassment from community protesters and criminalisation through overpolicing are daily hazards on the street. Using qualitative data...
Jeremy Spafford
<br />- The Elmore Anti Social Behaviour Intensive Support Service (ASB Service) was established in November 2007 to reduce anti social behaviour • By helping individual clients to recognise and manage their behaviour, address...
Stefan Priebe, Aleksandra Matanov, Ruth Schor, Henrique Barros, Margaret M. Barry, Edina Gabor, Tim Greacen, Petra Holcnerová, Ulrike Kluge, Vincent Lorant, Jacek Moskalewicz, Aart H. Schene
This study explored the experiences and views of experts in 14 European countries regarding the mental health care for six socially marginalised groups: long-term unemployed; street sex workers; homeless; refugees/asylum seekers; irregular migrants...