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Mental Health Among Youth Experiencing Homelessness

Homelessness Policy Research Institute

Year: 2019

Data from the homeless count shows that approximately one in five youth experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles reported having a serious mental illness, and evidence from a range of studies suggests even higher prevalence of mental health challenges among youth … Continue reading


LGBTQ Youth Experiencing Homelessness

Homelessness Policy Research Institute

Year: 2019

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning/queer (LGBTQ) youth are overrepresented in the population experiencing homelessness in the United States.  This literature review documents current research about the scope, underlying causes, and unique characteristics of LGBTQ youth homelessness in Los Angeles.


Older Adults Experiencing Homelessness

Homelessness Policy Research Institute

Year: 2019

This literature review explores research on the characteristics and unique needs of older adults experiencing homelessness and highlights potential interventions and strategies for addressing those needs, including permanent supportive housing.



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