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Rahat Hossain, Mo Moore, Natalie Ramsay, Michael Milo
The HEART project demonstrated that there are significant challenges to healthcare for the homeless in the Niagara Region, especially with regard to access and discharge from hospitals, adequate and comprehensive psychiatric and mental health...
Scott B Harpin, April Elliott, Colette L. Auerswald
Purpose Runaway and homeless youth (RHY) are among the most vulnerable youth globally. The United Nations Convention on Rights of the Child (UNCRC) states that all children have the right to the highest level of health, and that universal healthcare...
Kali Adams
Health care for the homeless is a major problem in American communities. Understanding the gaps, barriers and limitations in this system is imperative to providing homeless populations appropriate care. This research aims to understand the gaps in...
Anna Skosireva, Patricia O'Campo, Suzanne Zerger, Catharine Chambers, Susan Gapka, Vicky Stergiopoulos
Research on discrimination in healthcare settings has primarily focused on health implications of race-based discrimination among ethno-racial minority groups. Little is known about discrimination experiences of other marginalized populations,...
The Office of WB Wong Chen
This policy paper posits that poor mental health and poverty are synonymous; in order to combat deepening inequality within our society, it is necessary for the government to execute more inclusive welfare programmes, which will require a more...
K. Bristow, Sophie Edwards, E. Funnel, L. Fisher, L. Gask, C. Dowrick, C. Chew Graham
According to the World Health Organization, half of all people with ill health in Western Europe have mental illness, with the majority coming into the diagnostic categories of anxiety and depression. Such problems impose substantial emotional,...
The causes and impacts of Aboriginal homelessness are multiple, complex, and intersecting. To understand the current crisis of Aboriginal homelessness in Canada, we must consider how Aboriginal Peoples have been impacted by their historical...
The high rate of Aboriginal homelessness across Canada can also be traced to the present-day marginalization of Aboriginal Peoples in political and social structures. There are multiple pathways into homelessness for Aboriginal Peoples. Aboriginal...
Prioritize engagement with the following government departments and system partners. Note that depending on your local community, the departments will differ and the functions may be delivered through varying levels of governments. You should ensure...