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DHHS to move most operations from Dix Hospital

by Bruce Mildwurf and Gerald Owens WRAL.com   August 24, 2010   Raleigh, N.C. — The state Department of Health and Human Services said Tuesday that it would move most operations from Dorothea Dix Hospital to other facilities by the ...
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Tenure in Supportive Housing for Homeless Persons With Severe Mental Illness

The study examined the long-term effectiveness of approaches to housing homeless persons with serious mental illness. Results show that homeless persons with serious mental illness can remain in stable housing for periods of up to five years, supporting the premise ...
Author: Frank Lipton
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Vocational Outcomes Among Formerly Homeless Persons With Severe Mental Illness in the ACCESS Program

This study examined the vocational outcomes of 4,778 formerly homeless individuals with severe mental illness who were enrolled in the Access to Community Care and Effective Services and Support (ACCESS) program, a multisite demonstration project designed to provide services to ...
Author: Judith Cook
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Serving Street-Dwelling Individuals With Psychiatric Disabilities: Outcomes of a Psychiatric Rehabilitation Clinical Trial

Homelessness continues to be a serious public health problem in the United States. In addition to their poverty and housing needs, homeless individuals have multiple health and mental health problems.1,2 Best estimates indicate that approximately one third of homeless individuals ...
Author: David Shern
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Predicting Staying In or Leaving Permanent Supportive Housing That Serves Homeless People with Serious Mental Illness

This study examines the experience of some 943 residents of permanent supportive housing in Philadelphia during the period from 2001 to 2005. The capability to merge Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) data and administrative data in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, made possible ...
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Public Service Reductions Associated with Placement of Homeless Persons with Severe Mental Illness in Supportive Housing

This article assesses the impact of public investment in supportive housing for homeless persons with severe mental disabilities. Data on 4,679 people placed in such housing in New York City between 1989 and 1997 were merged with data on the ...
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The Applicability of Housing First Models to Homeless Persons with Serious Mental Illness

This report presents the findings from an exploratory study of the Housing First approach of providing permanent supportive housing to single, homeless adults. Those served have mental illness and co-occurring substance-related disorders, and frequently come directly (or nearly directly) off ...
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