This project was designed to learn more about the connections between mental health and homelessness in youth residing in Central East Region of MCYS in Ontario. Specifically, the experiences of service providers and youth of the transitions between mental health services and homelessness services.
As such, the project sought to formulate responses to the following questions:
• Who are the homeless and street-involved youth in CE region and how have they been connected to CMH?
• How is their homelessness connected to their experience within the CMH system?
• What are the challenges faced by organizations seeking to provide services to homeless and street-involved youth in CE region?
• What are the strengths and gaps in the organizational and service-based linkages of CMH residential services and residential services offered specifically to homeless and street-involved youth?
Gharabaghi, Kiaras Dr. and Stuart, Carol A. Dr., "The Couch (Often) Is the Treatment: Giving Voice to Homeless and Street-Involved Youth and their Service Providers In Central East Region" (2010). Child and Youth Care Research and Publications. Paper 4.