- Housing First, consumer choice, and harm reduction for homeless individuals with a dual diagnosis
Pathways to Housing, Inc, New York, NY 10027, USA
Am J Public Health 94:651-6. 2004
..We examined the longitudinal effects of a Housing First program for homeless, mentally ill individuals' on those individuals' consumer choice, housing stability, substance use, treatment utilization, and psychiatric symptoms...
- Housing First for severely mentally ill homeless methadone patients
Philip W Appel
New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, New York, New York 10018, USA
J Addict Dis 31:270-7. 2012
..6% vs. 20% (p < .02); apartment/independent housing retention was 67.7% vs. 3% or 13% (both p's < .01). Although results firmly support Keeping Home, future research needs to address study's possible database limitations...
- Implementing housing first in rural areas: pathways Vermont
Ana Stefancic and Sam Tsemberis are with Pathways to Housing, Inc, New York, NY Hilary Melton and Rebeka Lawrence Gomez are with Pathways to Housing Vermont, Burlington, VT Benjamin Henwood is with University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA Soo Min Shin is with New York University, New York, NY
Am J Public Health 103:S206-9. 2013
..The program achieved a housing retention rate of 85% over approximately 3 years, and consumers reported decreased time spent homeless, demonstrating that program adaptations and technological enhancements were successful. ..
- Objective community integration of mental health consumers living in supported housing and of others in the community
Philip T Yanos
Department of Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice City University of New York, 524 W 59th St, New York, NY 10019, USA
Psychiatr Serv 63:438-44. 2012
..The purpose of this study was to examine predictors of objective community integration of mental health consumers living in supported housing and of other persons living in the same communities...
- Housing stability and recovery among chronically homeless persons with co-occuring disorders in Washington, DC
Pathways to Housing, Inc, New York, NY, USA
Am J Public Health 102:13-6. 2012
..This approach shows strong support for first providing a permanently supported housing solution for chronically homeless and severely disabled individuals in need of housing and treatment of co-occurring disorders...
- Homelessness, mental illness, and criminal activity: examining patterns over time
Sean N Fischer
Psychology Department, New York University, 715 Broadway, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10003, USA
Am J Community Psychol 42:251-65. 2008
..Implications for research and intervention are discussed...
- Housing First for long-term shelter dwellers with psychiatric disabilities in a suburban county: a four-year study of housing access and retention
Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
J Prim Prev 28:265-79. 2007
..Finally, other aspects of successfully implementing a Housing First program are discussed...
- Health and wellness photovoice project: engaging consumers with serious mental illness in health care interventions
Leopoldo J Cabassa
Columbia University School of Social Work, New York, New York 10027, USA
Qual Health Res 23:618-30. 2013
..In this article, we show how photovoice can generate valuable community knowledge to inform the translation of health care interventions in supportive housing agencies...
- Community integration of adults with psychiatric disabilities and histories of homelessness
New York University, New York, USA
Community Ment Health J 43:211-28. 2007
- Community integration in the early phase of housing among homeless persons diagnosed with severe mental illness: successes and challenges
Philip T Yanos
Rutgers University Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
Community Ment Health J 40:133-50. 2004
..Implications of findings are discussed in the context of how best to tailor programs to meet the complex needs of persons diagnosed with severe mental illness and to maximize community integration...