Mental health

Lack of Housing and Mental Health Disabilities Exacerbate One Another

Nov 20, 2018
Heidi Schultheis for Center for American Progress
People with mental health disabilities are vastly overrepresented in the population of people who experience homelessness. Of the more than 550,000 people in America who experienced homelessness on a given night in 2017, 1 in 5 had a mental illness.

Health Screening and Follow-Up Care Among Medicaid Beneficiaries with Serious Mental Illness Enrolled in Managed Care Plans

Oct 1, 2018
Jonathan Brown, Junquing Liu, and Sarah Hudson Scholle for Mathematica
Studies have consistently documented high rates of obesity and tobacco use among individuals with serious mental illness.

Harnessing the Learning Community Model to Integrate Trauma-Informed Care Principles in Service Organizations

Jan 1, 2015
McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research
Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) is a holistic approach to providing services, distinct from a clinical treatment model. It has its roots in the Vietnam era, and evolved through the turn of the century, with a particular focus on female survivors of physical and sexual violence.