Graduate of MHSA’s Leadership Development Program Featured in Spare Change News Article

Spare Change News recently published “Young and Homeless,” an article featuring Andrew, a graduate of MHSA’s Fall 2015 Advocacy in Action Leadership Development Program for young adults. Reflecting on his experiences with homelessness, Andrew writes: I want you reading this today to know that even though this situation is really hard, people who are homeless can be resilient and…

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Housing First and Emergency Medical Services

As we begin the new year, we are excited to launch our new blog series: Medical Research on Health and Housing. This series will analyze and summarize current medical literature exploring the multiple links between health and housing. For our first post, Andy Hyatt and Andrew Olsen, medical students at Boston University School of Medicine, have worked with…

CDC Profile in Public Health Law: Joe Finn of MHSA

In the December 2015 edition of Public Health Law News (PHLN), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a Profile in Public Health Law interview with MHSA President & Executive Director Joe Finn. The interview explored the intersection between public health and homelessness, with an emphasis on MHSA’s work regarding the integration of health care and…