Health Issues / homelessness / housing

Prescription for Health: Supportive Housing

by Bill O’Leary Homelessness and health share a relationship that impacts the individual and the community as a whole. The experience of being homeless will compromise the health of the individual; the systemic factors/issues connected with homelessness impact health care resources from both a fiscal and care provider perspective. The value of supportive housing as … Continue reading

housing / mental health

October 19 Townhall – MHCC Homelessness and Mental Health Project in Toronto

The Mental Health Commission of Canada is now implementing research demonstration projects in mental health and homelessness across the country. The projects are being implemented in five different cities. They will look at the Housing First model of intervention. A total of 2225 homeless people living with a mental illness will participate. 1,325 Canadians from … Continue reading