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Resource Title: Blueprint for Change: Ending Chronic Homelessness for Persons with Serious Mental Illnesses and/or Co-Occurring Substance Use Disorders

Format: HTML

Product Developer: Other Federal icon

Product Type: Guidebooks

Date Completed: January 2003

Author/Organization: Policy Research Associates

Abstract:

This report is intended for service providers seeking strategies to end chronic homelessness among persons with serious mental illnesses and co-occurring substance-abuse disorders. It offers practical advice on how to plan, organize, and sustain a comprehensive, integrated system of care designed to end homelessness for people with serious mental illnesses and/or co-occurring substance use disorders. It includes tips on establishing and financing a comprehensive system of care, and highlights a set of evidence-based practices and strategies for measuring results.

Keywords: Supportive Housing Program, SHP, special needs housing, chronic homelessness, mental illness

 

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