Mental Illness and Homelessness

von: Eugene Ravenell

GRIN Verlag , 2018

ISBN: 9783668723214 , 6 Seiten

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Mental Illness and Homelessness


Research Paper (postgraduate) from the year 2015 in the subject Medicine - Public Health, grade: 4.0, , language: English, abstract: The homeless mentality ill are becoming increasingly visible on the streets. Their needs are complex and far ranging. These are often complicated by sociocultural and gender structures within present mental health services. Such problems range from the threat of being attacked, difficulty in meeting basic needs such as food and shelter and problems gaining access to mental health services. These factors and many others make reaching this group through existing mental health services particularly difficult.