Homelessness is a pervasive barrier to health and well-being that disproportionately affects women and children. This issue brief provides an overview of the scope and impact of homelessness; the association between homelessness, mental illness, and substance use disorders (SUD); states’ efforts to integrate health care and housing services; and strategies that the Title V Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant can use to serve vulnerable women and families facing homelessness and behavioral health disorders.

Language: English
Year Created: 2020
Topic Tags: Maternal & Infant Health Mental Health Title V
File Type: PDF
Resource Type: Publication