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Homelessness in America: Truths and Consequences

Deborah K. Padgett, Benjamin F. Henwood, and Sam J. Tsemberis

in Housing First: Ending Homelessness, Transforming Systems, and Changing Lives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199989805
eISBN:
9780190455804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989805.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter sets the story of HF within the larger historical context of homelessness, noting that this social problem is part of a trend toward growing inequality and housing insecurity in the ... More


From the Streets to Homes

Carol L. M. Caton

in The Open Door: Homelessness and Severe Mental Illness in the Era of Community Treatment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190463380
eISBN:
9780190463410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463380.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Health and Mental Health

Having a decent and safe place to live in is a basic human need, and adequate housing is an essential element in the recovery of people with psychiatric disabilities. This chapter describes how ... More


Can Homelessness Be Prevented?

Carol L. M. Caton

in The Open Door: Homelessness and Severe Mental Illness in the Era of Community Treatment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190463380
eISBN:
9780190463410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463380.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Health and Mental Health

The lack of prevention and early intervention services can result in a constant influx of newly homeless people with severe mental illness whose homelessness may eventually become long-term and ... More


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