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The open door : homelessness and severe mental illness in the era of community treatment / Carol L.M. Caton.

  • Caton, Carol L. M.
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About this work


The Open Door provides a comprehensive, carefully documented "state of the science" on homelessness and mental illness. The book reviews the effectiveness of service and housing interventions targeted at this constituency, and discusses efforts to bring evidence-based programs to scale.


New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]

Physical description

x, 160 pages : black and white illustrations ; 25 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


The open door: the mental health system transformed -- Voluntarism and the rise of advocacy -- Homeless people with severe mental illness -- Overcoming the problem of disengagement from treatment -- Mental health services take to the streets -- From the streets to homes -- Challenges to bringing housing to scale -- National initiatives to ending homelessness -- Can homelessness be prevented? -- Beyond housing: opening the door to community participation.


  • English

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    History of Medicine PP.R


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  • 9780190463380
  • 0190463384