Homelessness

Association of substance use and VA service-connected disability benefits with risk of homelessness among veterans

Edens EL, Kasprow W, Tsai J, Rosenheck RA. Am J Addict. 2011 Sep-Oct;20(5):412-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1521-0391.2011.00166.x. Epub 2011 Aug 11. SOURCE:  VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT 06516, USA. ellen.edens@va.gov Recent public attention on homelessness has shifted beyond emergency services and supportive housing to primary prevention. […]

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Substance dependency among homeless American Indians.

Extensive qualitative research in the San Francisco Bay Area in California and in Tucson, Arizona, indicates strong associations between substance abuse and homelessness among American Indians. This article takes a comparative approach to describe and analyze precipitating factors and survival patterns of those who are both homeless and who suffer from substance dependency. Possible precipitating […]

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