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Toolkit Whole-Person Care for People Experiencing Homelessness and Opioid Use Disorder: Toolkit Part 2

This guide focuses on understanding the neurobiology of opioid use disorder (OUD) and the treatment and recovery pathways for OUD. The guide covers best practices for referrals and warm handoffs, as well as assistance in meeting basic needs such as income, food, and mainstream benefits.

Topic
Mental Health: Serious Mental Illness
Co-occurring Disorders
Substance Use: Substance use prevention
Substance Use: Substance use treatment
Treatment Models : Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)
Treatment Models : Harm reduction
Supportive Services: Employment
Supportive Services: Mainstream benefits
Supportive Services: Disability benefits
Supportive Services: Peer Services / Supports
Language
English
Spanish
Toolkit Guide to Methamphetamine Use, Treatment, and Housing Considerations for People Experiencing Homelessness

This guide explores how service providers can better support people who use methamphetamine in the process of transitioning into and maintaining housing.

Topic
Co-occurring Disorders
Substance Use: Substance use prevention
Substance Use: Substance use treatment
Housing Models: Housing First
Housing Models: Permanent Supportive Housing
Housing Models: Recovery Housing
Housing Navigation: Landlord engagement
Supportive Services: Peer Services / Supports
Integrated Care
Language
English
Spanish
Toolkit Effective Property Management Engagement Strategies

This issue brief covers identifying service providers’ strengths and resources that will appeal to property management, developing an agency “pitch," identifying existing rental industry networks or initiating a network where none exists, and formalizing the property management-provider partnership.

Topic
Mental Health: Serious Mental Illness
Co-occurring Disorders
Housing Models: Housing First
Housing Navigation: Landlord engagement
Housing Navigation: Housing identification
Specialized Partnerships: HUD Continuum of Care (CoC)
Language
English
Spanish
Toolkit Applying New COVID-19-Related Funding to Address the Housing Needs of Individuals with Serious Mental Illness, Substance Use Disorders, and Co-occurring Disorders

This paper highlights newly available federal funds that can be utilized for housing and paired with supportive services funding for individuals who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness and who have a serious mental illness, a substance use disorder, or co-occurring disorders. The paper also notes several ways for state and local leaders to promote cross-system partnerships that pair...

Focus
Laws/Acts/Regulations: CARES Act
Topic
Co-occurring Disorders
Housing Models: Housing First
Housing Navigation: Housing identification
Specialized Partnerships: HUD Continuum of Care (CoC)
Language
English
Spanish

Article Learning Community: Supportive Housing Models that Work

In this three-part series, attendees will learn innovative ways to center equity and the perspective of those with lived experience to support individuals experiencing homelessness with behavioral health needs in securing and sustaining affordable housing and supportive services that meet their needs and preferences.

Topic
Mental Health: Serious Mental Illness
Co-occurring Disorders
Housing Models: Housing First
Housing Models: Permanent Supportive Housing
Housing Models: Recovery Housing
Language
English