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Wong H, Karaca Z
There is no study empirically comparing the racial disparity in hospital inpatient cost between homeless and non-homeless patients. This paper compares hospital inpatient costs between homeless and non-homeless patients across race groups. This...
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...
August F. Holtyn, Brantley P. Jarvis, Shrinidhi Subramaniam, Conrad J. Wong, Michael Fingerhood, George E. Bigelow, Kenneth Silverman
Excessive alcohol use among the homeless may contribute to their high rates of emergency department use. Survey-based studies have provided some information on the relation between alcohol and emergency department use among the homeless. This study...
Joshua P. Aquin, Leslie E. Roos, Jino Distasio, Laurence Y. Katz, Jimmy Bourque, James M. Bolton, Shay-Lee Bolton, Jacquelyne Y. Wong, Dan Chateau, Julian M. Somers, Murray W. Enns, Stephen W. Hwang, James C. Frankish, Jitender Sareen
Objective: This study attempted to determine if Housing First (HF) decreased suicidal ideation and attempts compared to treatment as usual (TAU) amongst homeless persons with mental disorders, a population with a demonstrably high risk of...
Desiree Fields
This study investigated the emotional and spatial dynamics of belonging among formerly homeless individuals with mental illness living in independent supportive housing in New York City. The notion of belonging connects with a renewed interest in...