Are Substance Use and Mental Illness Associated to an Earlier Onset of Homelessness?


Methods: Participants of the Vancouver arm of the At Home/Chez Soi study suffering from at least one psychiatric illness (n=490) were included in this cross-sectional analysis. Alcohol and substance use patterns were assessed at baseline using the highly validated Mini questionnaire. Age of first homelessness was a self-reported measure. To investigate the… (More)


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