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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...
Homeless Hub
Answers to many of the questions surrounding homelessness and poverty issues. 1) What is homelessness? Homelessness is an extreme form of poverty characterized by the instability of housing and the inadequacy of income, health care...
Vancouver Island Health Authority
The purpose of Closing the Gap: Integrated HIV/AIDS and HCV Strategic Directions for Vancouver Island Health Authority is to articulate and guide the sustainable delivery of effective HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) services in the health authority over...
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...
The Homeless Hub
In this episode, we’re exploring what it means to be young and homeless. We start with the story of Conor, a youth with lived experience who was able to break out of the cycle of homelessness, and is now a student at Mohawk College. Conor tells us...
Lori Chambers, Saara Greene, James Watson, Sean B. Rourke, Ruthann Tucker, Jay Koornstra, Michael Sobota, Stephen Hwang, Keith Hambly, Doe O’Brien-Teengs, Glen Walker, The Positive Spaces Healthy Places Team
The literature has identified housing as a fundamental unmet need for people living with HIV; yet there has been little qualitative evidence exploring housing and HIV, particularly from a Canadian context. This paper focuses on our qualitative...
James C. Petrovich; Courtney C. Cronley
The purpose of this qualitative study was to develop an in-depth understanding of the experience of unsheltered homelessness in Fort Worth, Texas. Eighteen individuals participated in the study; 13 were full-time residents of Fort Worth and 5 were...