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Using Trauma-Informed Care to Address Homelessness

November 1, 2017 | Homelessness and Housing | Trauma | Comments
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Rashida Asante-Eccleston

Communication Associate, National Council for Behavioral Health

Denver is experiencing a crisis of homelessness. The homeless population in Colorado spiked 8 percent since 2013 and is estimated to be more than 3,300 people in Denver. As others debate the causes, the Mental Health Center of Denver is responding with a solution – a promising new approach – an apartment complex that integrates […]

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Options, not Opponents: Housing First and Recovery Housing

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Lori Criss

Associate Director, The Ohio Council of Behavioral Health & Family Services Providers

There’s no denying that a number of factors outside of addictions treatment significantly impact a person’s long-term recovery. Chief among those is their environment, including their housing. Even in the best of circumstances with a supportive family and safe home, making the transition from the culture of addiction to the culture of recovery is filled […]

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Ending Homelessness and Aiding Recovery: Choice is Key

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Ed Blackburn

Executive Director, Central City Concern

Recognizing the “homeless” as individuals and providing them the dignity of choice around recovery is just as important as putting a roof over their head.

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