Substance Use Outcomes Among Homeless Clients with Serious Mental Illness: Comparing Housing First with Treatment First Programs

@article{Padgett2009SubstanceUO,
  title={Substance Use Outcomes Among Homeless Clients with Serious Mental Illness: Comparing Housing First with Treatment First Programs},
  author={Deborah Padgett and Victoria A Stanhope and Ben F. Henwood and Ana Stefancic},
  journal={Community Mental Health Journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={47},
  pages={227-232}
}
The Housing First (HF) approach for homeless adults with serious mental illness has gained support as an alternative to the mainstream “Treatment First” (TF) approach. In this study, group differences were assessed using qualitative data from 27 HF and 48 TF clients. Dichotomous variables for substance use and substance abuse treatment utilization were created and examined using bivariate and logistic regression analyses. The HF group had significantly lower rates of substance use and substance… CONTINUE READING

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