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Substance use and addiction can present many barriers to persons experiencing homelessness, as well to people living in poverty. The process of recovery can be a long journey. This topic page includes resources about the prevention and treatment of substance use and addiction, and the recovery process.
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Selected Substance Use and Addiction Resources
A Comprehensive Approach To Substance Abuse and Homelessness
Brief Strengths-Based Case Management for Substance Abuse
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 and Substance Misuse: A Tale of Two Cities
Homelessness Does Not Lead to Increased Substance Abuse
Incarceration associated with homelessness, mental disorder, and co-occurring substance abuse
New National Report Shows Substantial Disparities in the Levels of Substance Abuse and Mental Illness Problems Experienced Among the States
Outcomes and Sample Selection: The Case of a Homelessness and Substance Abuse Intervention
Personal and Situational Perspectives on Rejection of a Homelessness and Substance Abuse Program: An Exploratory Study
Pregnant Women in Substance Abuse Treatment: 2002—The DASIS Report, September 3, 2004
Quick Guide for Clinicians based on Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 39, Substance Abuse Treatment and Family Therapy
Relative Contributions of Parent Substance Use and Childhood Maltreatment to Chronic Homelessness, Depression, and Substance Abuse Problems Among Homeless Women: Mediating Roles of Self-Esteem and Abuse in Adulthood
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Prevention Platform
TIP 51: Substance Abuse Treatment: Addressing the Specific Needs of Women
Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 50: Addressing suicidal thoughts and behaviors in substance abuse treatment
Vulnerability Factors for Homelessness Associated with Substance Dependence in a Community Sample of Homeless Adults
Women in Substance Abuse Treatment: Results from the Alcohol and Drug Services Study (ADSS)
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