Housing and mental health

A population at risk

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Judith Elizabeth Pilowsky
Edition: 
Vol 12, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1991
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses immigrant women, refugee women and visible minority women and mental health. Identifies factors that constitute stress in the lives of these women and so create a vulnerability to psychosomatic problems. Explores how the needs addressed can be met. 

 

 

 

No place to call home

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Susan G. Cole
Edition: 
Vol 9, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article highlights the struggle to find housing for ex-psychiatric patients. Explores resources available. Identifies cultural stigmas and systemic barriers in place. 

Supportive housing needs of women with mental health issues

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Social Policy Research Unit (University of Regina) and the Regina YWCA
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Regina, SK.

Examines the supportive housing needs of women with mental health issues who do not easily fit into many of the existing programs.

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Includes bibliographical references.
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