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In 2004, homeless individuals represented 13 percent of all substance abuse treatment admissions. The issue of substance abuse is a prevalent one for homeless persons. The resources in the topic area discuss programs, research, and information related to the topics of substance abuse and the homeless population.
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Selected Substance Abuse Resources
Addiction disorders and homelessness, National Coalition for the Homeless (NCH) fact sheet #6
Addiction Science Made Easy
Best Practices in TB Control: Working With Substance Users and Homeless Populations
Homelessness and Substance Abuse: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)-Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) Presentation by H. Westley Clark, MD, JD, MPH, CAS, FASAM
Homelessness Does Not Lead to Increased Substance Abuse
Implementing Recovery Management: Part 3 Recovery Coaching Pays Dividends
Module 10D: Alcohol Use Disorders in Homeless Populations
Policy and practice implications of epidemiological surveys on co-occurring mental and substance use disorders
Promoting Recovery: Substance Use Treatment Services
Substance Abuse Treatment Models for Homeless People
Targeting drug abuse treatment programs to the homeless
The DASIS Report: Characteristics of Homeless Admissions to Substance Abuse Treatment, 2000
The DASIS Report: Homeless Admissions to Substance Abuse Treatment, 2004
The National Drug Control Strategy 2012
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