hcq volume 18, issue SP, P27-31 2016 DOI: 10.12927/hcq.2016.24479 View full text
Cheryl Forchuk, Kevin Dickins, Deborah Corring

Abstract: Social determinants of health such as housing and income have a large impact on mental health. Community-based initiatives have worked to address access to housing, prevent homelessness and assist people who are homeless with mental health problems. There have been several large research projects to tease out multiple subgroups such as youth and veterans and other individuals experiencing longterm homelessness. The issue of poverty has been addressed by exploring issues related to employment. The use of social…

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