Oral Health and Behavioral Health in Patients Experiencing Homelessness
Resource Topic: Clinical Issues, Emerging Issues, Special and Vulnerable Populations
Resource Subtopic: Behavioral Health, COVID-19, Oral Health (Dental Care), Research and Data, Patient Centered Medical Home, Health Equity, Patient Engagement, Programs and Services.
Keywords: Access to Care, Chronic Diseases and Care, Integrated Care, Medical Home, Mental Health, Opioids, Outreach, Partnerships, Persons Experiencing Homelessness, Prevention, Residents of Public Housing.
Year Developed: 2021
Resource Type: Publication
Primary Audience: Clinicians
Secondary Audience: Administrative Staff
Board of Directors
C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIO, COOs, CMOs, etc.)
(See other resources developed by this organization).
In collaboration with
National Health Care for the Homeless Council.
Resource Summary: NNOHA and the National Health Care for the Homeless Council developed this publication to bring awareness to the intersection of oral health and behavioral health concerns or cognitive impairment in people experiencing homelessness. The publication will share the impacts of behavioral health illness on oral health and how behavioral health and dental providers can work together to address this intersection in their practices.