RAND research on homelessness — as distinct from research on homeless populations — examines the challenges leading to or arising from it. These challenges can include mental illness, economic loss, substance abuse, and deteriorating physical health and lack of access to health care.
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Under-resourced communities of color have limited access to programs that could improve recognition and treatment of depression. RAND and UCLA investigators applied an engagement model to determine how to better serve these communities.
Published commentary by RAND staff: Help for Homeless Women, in Washingtonpost.com.