Community Development, Homelessness, Supportive Housing

New TIP Guide for Those Who Work on Homelessness

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
 

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has published A Treatment Improvement Protocol 55: Behavioral Health Services for People Who Are Homeless. This guide includes tips on how to:

  • Become more effective clinicians for people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
  • Provide preventive services for individuals and families who are homeless, with an emphasis on emergent behavioral health disorders.
  • Influence the understanding of others regarding the interrelationship of homelessness, mental illness, and substance use disorders.

Click here to access the guide. 

 
 

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