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Addressing the Opioid Epidemic: How the Opioid Crisis Affects Homeless Populations

Resource Topic: Emerging Issues

Year Developed: 2017

Resource Type: Publication

Primary Audience: Special Populations

Language: English

Developed by: National Health Care for the Homeless Council (See other resources developed by this organization.)

Resource Summary: This fact sheet provides data on how the opioid crisis disproportionately affects people experiencing homelessness and points to treatment recommendations.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.