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Discharge of Psychiatric Patients to Shelters Increases Homelessness
A comprehensive care plan for patients, including at least income support and assistance resettling in the community, will prevent homelessness.
How Does Diversity Affect Homelessness?
Diversities such as social class, culture, sexual orientation, disabilities and psychiatric conditions impact poverty and homelessness.
Improved Discharge Planning Will Help Put an End to Prison Revolving Door for the Homeless
The issue of homelessness and prisoner re-entry deserves more political attention. Almost every prisoner will eventually be released back into the community. Therefore, it is important to improve discharge planning and ...
Successful Networking Can Lead to Usable Products and Learning for All
Networking can increase the usefulness of knowledge and inform the practices of all partners involved. These relationships can be kept through reciprocity and constant interaction between all stakeholders and researchers. ...
City Dwellers Redefine What It Means to Be a Citizen
This research may help policymakers and community groups to better understand the needs of city dwellers in Canada. It highlights the benefits of continued activism and rights reform by citizens. Policymakers who are ...
Knowledge Mobilization as Design: The Canadian Homelessness Research Network
Researchers do not have to rely on traditional approaches to academic publishing. With changing technologies knowledge mobilizers have an increasing variety of tools. Using ‘design thinking’ can lead to innovative approaches ...
Shared Housing Programs Can Lead People Back into Homelessness
Shared housing does not meet the needs of people who have already been homeless. Many of these people wind up returning to homelessness. Subsidized individual apartments would better meet the needs of those trying to get ...
Men Are More Likely to Be Homeless Than Women
Gender has an impact on people with mental illnesses. Men are more likely to be homeless than women. More social support needs to be provided to members of both genders
Homeless People and Welfare Recipients Suffer Under Restrictive Laws
Homeless people and social assistance recipients have the same goals as the rest of the population. Current laws only reinforce the stereotypes about the poor and homeless as lazy, unmotivated, and prone to crime. Welfare ...
How Do the Homeless See Their Own Health Problems and Needs?
Because the homeless have no stable housing, they are at a greater risk of developing chronic health problems than those who are housed. Homeless people are also more likely to develop conditions like arthritis at an earlier ...