Under the Bridge on Amazon Prime

“Under the Bridge: The Criminalization of Homelessness” Now Available on Amazon Prime and Google Play

“Under the Bridge: The Criminalization of Homelessness,” a documentary film about a tent city under a bridge in Indianapolis and the criminalization of homelessness in the United States, is now available on Amazon Prime and Google Play. ​View the official documentary film trailer. View the press release. View the film on Amazon Prime. View the film on Google…

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MHSA YPG Member Spotlight: Joanna Keenan

The MHSA Young Professionals Group (MHSA YPG) is dedicated to creating a dynamic environment that fosters connections between young professionals as they engage in ending homelessness. As the group continues to grow, we have launched a member spotlight series that highlights the different experiences of young professionals who are currently involved with MHSA YPG. This…

Our Father's House Open House

Mayor Dean J. Mazzarella and Our Father’s House to Host Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Open House on September 27 to Celebrate New Sober House

Please join Mayor Dean J. Mazzarella and MHSA member agency Our Father’s House for a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Open House on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, at 42 West Street, Leominster, MA. The event will celebrate a new Sober House for Men, strengthening personal recovery. No RSVP is required. Please contact Ginnie Pittman at 978-345-2256 x 300 or…

MHSA Member Agency JRI to Host “Beyond the Basics: Advancing Care for LGBTQ+ Youth and Young Adults” Conference on October 19

MHSA member agency Justice Resource Institute (JRI) is hosting a conference on Wednesday, October 19, 2016: Beyond the Basics: Advancing Care for LGBTQ+ Youth and Young Adults. You are invited to join JRI Health and JRI’s Institute for Research Inquiry (IRIE) for an exploration of how we can collectively advance the care of LGBTQ+ youth…

Homelessness and Nutrition

Homelessness and Nutrition

Today, we continue our blog series, Medical Research on Health and Housing, which analyzes and summarizes current medical literature exploring the multiple links between health and housing. For this post, Haiyan Huang and Jenny Liang have worked with MHSA Advisory Council Member Dan Dworkis, MD-PhD, to analyze research about the connection between people who are experiencing homelessness and their quality…