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Sharing Experiences: News from Health Professionals across the EU:

  • Homelessness, Residential Mobility and Length of Stay among Psychiatric Inpatients in South London: a Summary of Recent Research, by Dr Alex D. Tulloch, PhD MRCP MRCPsych
  • SAFYA: a pilot project for homelessness and health, by Anna Filoni and Marco Iazzolino (in Italian)
  • Awareness and Attitudes of Medical Doctors towards Homelessness in the Czech Republic, by Andrea Pekarkova MD
  • Access barriers to health care faced by homeless people, by Elisabeth Hammer

Resources:

  • Setting standards – Discussing health inequalities in the context of European Year of Citizens - mental health and homelessness – conference materials including presentations of speakers
  • EU Compass for Action on Mental Health and Well-being
  • The psychological sufferings of homeless people (in French)
  • European Action Plan to reduce the harmful use of Alcohol 2012-2020 (WHO)
  • WHO - Health policy responses to the financial crisis in Europe
  • Understanding the relationship between mental health and bedsit in a seaside town - University of Essex
  • My voice has to be heard’ – Research on outcomes for young people leaving care in North Dublin, carried out by EPIC
  • Use of medical evidence in homelessness cases in UK - University of York
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