Category: Mental and Behavioral Health

Want to Know Who Will Become Homeless? Ask a Doctor.

A pair of recent studies found that people are more likely to seek emergency healthcare services just prior to becoming homeless.  Such findings invite service providers to reexamine their approaches to homelessness prevention and diversion. Homelessness and Medical Treatment Focusing […]

Celebrating Innovation and Excellence

Last week, the National Alliance to End Homelessness proudly presented its 2017 Innovation and Excellence Awards to three deserving honorees at the Alliance’s annual Awards Ceremony. Service providers, dedicated sponsors, elected officials, and others gathered together at the Knight Conference […]

Major Developments in Mental Health Reform

Mental health reform is a key component of ending homelessness for this disproportionate number of people suffering from mental health or substance use disorders. Cures Act Heads to President’s Desk In the past two weeks, Congress has moved quickly to […]

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