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Richard Thompson, Vincent Kane, Steven Sayers
This article examines the rates of causes of death among veterans served by Pennsylvania Veterans Affairs Medical Centers (VAMCs) and the relations between recent mental health treatment, age at death, and cause of death. The authors also examine...
David A. Smelson, Leon Sawh, Vincent Kane, John Kuhn, Douglas M. Ziedonis
Treatment manual for the Maintaining Independence and Sobriety through Systems Integration, Outreach, and Networking (MISSION) treatment approach, which was adapted specifically for Veterans (MISSION-VET). MISSION-VET, a flexible, integrated, time-...
Ann Elizabeth Montgomery, Lindsay L. Hill, Vincent Kane, Denis P. Culhane
Rapidly placing homeless Veterans with severe mental illness into permanent housing is one important goal of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program; however, no research has tested...
Thomas Byrne, Dan Treglia, Dennis P. Culhane, John Kuhn, Vincent Kane
This article assesses the extent and predictors of homelessness among veterans (both veterans in families with children and single adults veterans) exiting the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program, which is a nationwide...
Stephen Metraux, Thomas Byrne, Ellen Munley, Ann Elizabeth Montgomery, Harlan Jones, George Sheldon, Vincent Kane, Dennis Culhane
Understanding the prevalence of and risk for homelessness among veterans is prerequisite to preventing and ending homelessness among this population. Homeless veterans are at higher risk for chronic disease; understanding the dynamics of...
David A. Smelson, Anna Kline, John Kuhn, Stephanie Rodrigues, Kathryn O'Connor, William Fisher, Leon Sawh, Vincent Kane
This article reports the results of a low-intensity wraparound intervention, Maintaining Independence and Sobriety through Systems Integration, Outreach, and Networking (MISSION), to augment Treatment as Usual (TAU) and engage and retain homeless...
David A. Smelson, Heather Zaykowski, Nathan Guevermont, Julianne Siegfriedt, Leon Sawh, David Modzelewski, Sam Tsemberis, Vincent Kane
Objectives: While permanent housing, addictions, and mental health treatment are often critical needs to achieve housing stability and community reintegration, few studies have systematically integrated them into a single...
Molly M. Simmons, Sonya Gabrielian, Thomas Byrne, Megan B. McCullough, Jeffery L. Smith, Thom J. Taylor, Tom P. O’Toole, Vincent Kane, Vera Yakovchenko, D. Keith McInnes, David A. Smelson
Background Homeless veterans often have multiple health care and psychosocial needs, including assistance with access to housing and health care, as well as support for ongoing treatment engagement. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) developed...