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JOURNAL NAME: The Advocate
RESOURCE TYPE: Magazine
PUBLICATION DATE: 2006

The article relates the decision of the author and his group of friends to open an LGBTQ drop-in program which aims to help gay youths through social programming and support groups in Wisconsin. At first they established the center in a two-bedroom apartment in Milwaukee to help youths deal with rejection. The author is now director of youth services at the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center where he runs Project Q. In his six years of operation...

RESOURCE TYPE: Magazine
PUBLICATION DATE: 2010

Uncensored is ICP’s magazine that examines the issues of poverty and homelessness in the United States. With in-depth reporting and keen analysis, Uncensored illustrates the impact that economic hardship has on families, and its articles relate the stories, personal struggles, and political controversies that surround the challenge of eliminating poverty and homelessness. By informing readers and raising questions about often-overlooked...

RESOURCE TYPE: Magazine
PUBLICATION DATE: 2007

Inside: The true number of soup runs in London, and isthere a new rival to the Big Issue on sale? Plus, all the cartoons and regular columns.

RESOURCE TYPE: Magazine
PUBLICATION DATE: 2007

It’s packed with news this month; both serious stories that affect everyone, and odd-ball pieces that may make you smile. Also, we interviewed Mark Fields MP, who spoke to us openly about homelessness and immigration.

RESOURCE TYPE: Magazine
PUBLICATION DATE: 2007

The story that’s grabbed my attention in this issue is from the streets of Osaka, Japan (p4). It may seem far off, but there are parallels with life in the UK that I’m sure many readers will recognise. We’ll watch to see what happens with Mr Yamauchi’s appeal.

JOURNAL NAME: The CCPA Monitor
RESOURCE TYPE: Magazine
PUBLICATION DATE: 2009

Many Canadian families are living in housing they can’t afford. Given the current recession, a wellfunded national housing strategy aimed at the most destitute — in particular the homeless — is more important now than ever. In the meantime, new models of service delivery are always welcome; one such model is Toronto’s Streets-to-Homes (S2H) program.

JOURNAL NAME: CESAR FAX
RESOURCE TYPE: Magazine
PUBLICATION DATE: 2008
JOURNAL NAME: CESAR FAX
RESOURCE TYPE: Magazine
PUBLICATION DATE: 2018
JOURNAL NAME: Join Together Online
RESOURCE TYPE: Magazine
PUBLICATION DATE: 2008

As college students head back to school, many of them will be affected by a serious problem: binge drinking. Today, nearly half of all college students binge drink. This drinking leads to a number of problems on campuses, such as violence, rapes, sexually transmitted diseases and suicides. And even though it is illegal for anyone under 21 to consume alcohol, many minors are getting served anyway. This is a pervasive problem not only for...

JOURNAL NAME: Medscape Today
RESOURCE TYPE: Magazine
PUBLICATION DATE: 2008

May 6, 2008 (Washington, DC) - Depressive symptoms in women, but not men, correlated with alcohol craving in an early retrospective study of over 300 patients who were self-referred for an alcohol addiction treatment program at the Mayo Clinic. The study was presented in a poster at the American Psychiatric Association 161st Annual Meeting. On admission to the treatment program, compared with the men, women also had higher depressive-symptom...

JOURNAL NAME: Science News
RESOURCE TYPE: Magazine
PUBLICATION DATE: 1986

Some British television viewers evidently take their soap operas too close to heart. After Angie, a character on a BBC soap called Eastenders,' deliberately took an overdose of pills (apparently to gain her husband's attention), self-poisoning cases at University Hospital in Nottingham went up from an average of 23 a week to 43, three scientists report in the April 12 LANCET. At Hackney Hospital in London, the number of people with...

RESOURCE TYPE: Magazine
PUBLICATION DATE: 1984

When the space shuttle Challenger swooped down to a perfect landing in mid-October, it should have been a joyous occasion in Clear Lake City, Tex., home to the astronauts and the Johnson Space Center. Instead, the community of 37,000 was in shock-mourning the deaths of six teenagers in the city and neighboring areas who had committed suicide since early August. The chain of deaths began when Paul Kuns, 19, shot himself in the head in his car...

JOURNAL NAME: Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Weekly
RESOURCE TYPE: Magazine
PUBLICATION DATE: 1998

Columbus OH is considering a plan under which homeless men who are regularly intoxicated could no longer be housed in a large downtown shelter.

JOURNAL NAME: Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Weekly
RESOURCE TYPE: Magazine
PUBLICATION DATE: 1999

A bill in the California legislature that would get homeless people with serious mental illness off the streets and into treatment only needs the signature of Gov. Gray Davis. The bill would expand existing services in order to determine whether they keep people with mental illness out of jail.

JOURNAL NAME: Alcoholism and Drub Abuse Weekly
RESOURCE TYPE: Magazine
PUBLICATION DATE: 2000

The Street Case Management Project in Minneapolis recently won the Thomas M. Wernert Award for Innovation in Community Behavioral Healthcare from the Boston-based Technical Assistance Collaborative Inc. This effort is a client-focused project for homeless people with chronic alcoholism and drug abuse.

JOURNAL NAME: Healing Hands
RESOURCE TYPE: Magazine
PUBLICATION DATE: 2005

Among the many indignities that homeless people face is the inability to escape bugs that bite, from parasites such as lice and scabies to common insects, including mosquitoes, spiders, and ticks. The environments in which they live, from crowded shelters to outdoor camps; their inability to wash and change clothes regularly; and their overall poor physical and mental health place homeless people at risk for secondary infections and serious...

RESOURCE TYPE: Magazine
PUBLICATION DATE: 2008

This article discusses the many health problems that homeless individuals are at risk for contracting.

Homelessness is an increasing public health problem. Because of poor living conditions and limited access to healthcare systems, homeless persons are exposed to many communicable infections. We summarize the intervention measures reported to be efficient for the control and the prevention of common transmissible infections among...

RESOURCE TYPE: Magazine
PUBLICATION DATE: 2009

FEANTSA's magazine Homeless in Europe is a tri-annual electronic publication. Each issue deals with a particular theme that is topical in relation to homelessness across Europe. Contributers to the magazine include stakeholders, researchers, local authority representatives and experts from the EU institutions and other international bodies. Subscription is free. (Authors)

Although the magazine is an electronic publication, a limited print...
RESOURCE TYPE: Magazine
PUBLICATION DATE: 2001

Using the database of a hospital-based sexual assault care centre, this study examined data about previous and current victimization from homeless women clients and compared them to data from housed women clients. More homeless women than housed women reported childhood physical abuse, childhood sexual abuse, adult physical assault, previous sexual assault in adulthood, and a history of mental health problems. Among homeless women, 78.5...

JOURNAL NAME: Behavioral Health Care
RESOURCE TYPE: Magazine
PUBLICATION DATE: 2006

Nearly one-third of homeless people suffer from a mental illness, according to SAMHSA's Center for Mental Health Services. Research has shown that the majority of homeless people with a mental illness lack access to supportive services, such as housing programs and counseling centers. Yet the National Mental Health Association has found that supported housing is an effective option for communities working to meet the needs of people with...

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