Homelessness, Housing, and Mental Health PDF ePub eBook

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Homelessness, Housing, and Mental Health free pdf Some say mental illness is the last great stigma remaining in our communities. This book is a collection of twenty articles written by researchers, scholars, practitioners of nursing, social work, and community health, and survivors of mental illness and homelessness. Each piece speaks to a specific aspect of the linkages among housing/homelessness, poverty, and mental illness, interconnections that are complex and challenging to understand but essential to our addressing the problems. Chapters include: * The soul-destroying search for adequate housing for family members who are mental health survivors * The impact of de-institutionalization in and the gaps left in services for mental health survivors * Myths of mental illness and how they affect the popular stigma attached to survivors

About Cheryl Forchuk

Cheryl Forchuk is Professor and Associate Director, Nursing Research, in the Labatt School of Nursing and Department of Psychiatry at the University of Western Ontario, and Assistant Director at the Lawson Health Research Institute. Rick Csiernik, Professor of Social Work at Kingas University College (Western University), has written and edited 10 books, including Substance Use and Abuse: Everything Matters, Responding to the Oppression of Addiction: Canadian Social Work Perspectives, Homelessness, Housing, and Mental Health: Finding TruthsaCreating Change, and Workplace Wellness: Issues and Responses. He has authored over 150 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and has been an invited presenter at 200 national and international conferences, workshops, and seminars. Elsabeth Jensen is Associate Professor in the Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, Faculty of Health, York University.

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Author : Cheryl Forchuk
Publisher : Brown Bear Press
Data Published : 01 June 2011
ISBN : 1551303906
EAN : 9781551303901
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 325 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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