TIP 55: Behavioral health services for people who are homeless


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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

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This guide equips those who provide services to people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and who need or are in substance abuse or mental illness treatment with guidelines to support their care. Part of the Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) series, it includes a discussion of prevention, problems and issues that arise in behavioral health counseling with people who have experienced or currently are experiencing homelessness for clinicians, case examples with step-by-step instructions for specific counseling techniques with master clinician comments and  a literature review on the topic of homelessness and behavioral health services intended for use by clinical supervisors, interested providers, and administrators.