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22 Contemp. Drug Probs. 265 (1995)
Homeless Clients' Perspectives on Recovery in the Washington, DC, Dual Diagnosis Project

handle is hein.journals/condp22 and id is 287 raw text is: Contemporary Drug Problems/Summer 1995

Homeless clients' perspectives
on recovery in the Washington,
DC, dual diagnosis project
Ernest Quimby is an associate professor in the Department of
Sociology and Anthropology at Howard University (P.O. Box 987,
Washington, DC 20059). He is currently the principal investigator
of the federally funded Drug Abuse Research Technical Assistance
Project (DARTAP) for Historically Black Colleges and Universities,
and is a co-investigator on a project to assess the effectiveness
of integrating clinical treatment with supported employment for
the mentally disabled.
Homeless persons with substance abuse and mental disorders
pose special treatment needs and challenges. According to
one client:
I'm very unhappy. I'm depressed. I want my own place, a boyfriend
and a job. I just want to get it together and have a better life. It's
AUTHOR'S NOTE: Support for this project was funded by the National
Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) Cooperative Agree-
ment, U.S. Public Health Service Grant No. UOI-AA-08840. The author
also appreciatively acknowledges the support and critical insights of Dr.
Robert E. Drake, principal investigator, professor of psychiatry and direc-
tor of the New Hampshire's-Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center.

0 1995 by Federal Legal Publications, Inc.

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