Project

Evidence review on homelessness, substance use and metal health

Funded by Health Research Board.

Collaboration with Liverpool John Moores University.

This evidence review comprised two parts: the first part will present a description of current services in Ireland in primary care, mental health, and drug treatment settings for homeless people who use drugs; the second part was a systematic review of reviews which synthesised the research literature providing a systematic evaluation of the evidence regarding interventions aiming to address the needs of this population. A report (https://www.hrb.ie/fileadmin/2._Plugin_related_files/Publications/2021_publications/2021_HIE/Evidence_Centre/Evidence_review_of_drug_treatment_services_for_people_who_are_homeless_and_use_drugs.pdf) and paper (https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0254729) have been published

Total award value £31,712.28

People

Professor Tessa Parkes
Professor Tessa Parkes

Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences

Dr Joanna Miler
Dr Joanna Miler

Knowledge Exchange Fellow, Faculty of Social Sciences

Dr Hannah Carver
Dr Hannah Carver

Lecturer in Substance Use, Sociology, Social Policy & Criminology

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