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Trauma, Mental Health, and Access to Services for People Experiencing Homelessness During COVID-19
Healing Hands

Resource Topic: Special and Vulnerable Populations

Resource Subtopic: Behavioral Health, COVID-19.

Keywords: Access to Care, Persons Experiencing Homelessness.

Year Developed: 2021

Resource Type: Publication.

Primary Audience: Clinicians
Secondary Audience: Administrative Staff C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIO, COOs, CMOs, etc.) Enabling Staff Outreach Staff

Language: English

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

Resource Summary: Healing Hands, a publication of the HCH Clinicians’ Network, melds scientific knowledge with the experience of clinicians working in Health Care for the Homeless and reflects issues of concern to direct service providers and program administrators who serve people experiencing homelessness. This edition is the first in a two-part series focusing on the mental health impacts of COVID-19.

Resource Details: The first in a pair of issues focusing on COVID-19, this edition of Healing Hands discusses some of the ways in which organizations that provide health care and other services for people experiencing homelessness have adapted their practice in response to the shifting service provision landscape during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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