Expanding how Healthcare for the Homeless reaches people with complex needs

By Noel Rees, Healthcare for the Homeless Network’s Community Planning and Partnerships Manager Imagine you’re a physician or nurse helping someone with a medical problem, only to learn that your patient is living in a tent. That’s one real-life example from the Public Health clinic at Navos, where Nurse Practitioner Meredith Kriebel recently cared for […]

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From mobile medicine to mental health: Helping the homeless take the next step

by John Gilvar, manager Mobile Medical Program The connection between physical health and mental health is hard to miss at Public Health’s Mobile Medical Van (MMV). Our homeless clients may come with a specific medical issue, but they also may need psychiatric medications. The challenge, over the years, has been getting them the mental health […]

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