Council Media Bureau

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The National Health Care for the Homeless Council is a leader in providing information on the intersection of health care and homelessness. Journalists are able to utilize the expertise of our community and staff to help define concepts that are often complex so that they are better understood by their audience of readers, listeners, and viewers.

The topics listed below include areas where the Council’s expertise has been commonly sought. To contact any of these experts, or to request information on any other topic relevant to the Council’s work toward improving health care and eliminating homelessness, contact Terri Woodmore, Communications Manager.

Click any topic below to see a list of experts. You also may click here to download a pdf of the complete Media Bureau.

conditions & diseases

Conditions & Diseases

Topic areas:

Behavioral Health
Cardiovascular Disease
Chronic Pain
Cognitive Disability
Cold-Related Injuries
Communicable Diseases
COVID-19
Diabetes
Heat-Related Injuries
Hepatitis
HIV/AIDS
Influenza
Mental Health
Oral Health
Physical Disability
Reproductive Health
Substance Use Disorder, Harm Reduction, and Medication-Assisted Treatment
Trauma
Tuberculosis
conditions & diseases

Homeless Services

Topic areas:

Cold Weather Sheltering
COVID-19 Testing
COVID-19 Vaccination
Emergency Preparedness (Severe Weather, Natural Disasters)
End-of-Life Care
Homeless Mortality and Tracking
Medical Respite
Outdoor Encampments
Outreach
Permanent Supportive Housing
Prevention and Response to Infections Diseases
Program Management
Shelters
Showers and Hygiene
Street Medicine
Telehealth
Training and Technical Assistance
Transitional Care
conditions & diseases

Policy & Issues

Topic areas:

Access to Substance Use Treatment
Appropriations
Health Care System
Health Equity
Health Justice
Housing Policy
Human Trafficking
Hunger and Food Insecurity
Immigration
Intimate Partner Violence
Medicaid and Health Care Financing
Medicaid Expansion
Medicaid Outreach and Enrollment
Race and Racial Disparities
Single-Payer Health Care (Medicare-for-All)
Social Determinants of Health
Suicide
conditions & diseases

Special Populations

Topic areas:

Children, Youth, and Families
Immigrant/Migrant Populations
Justice-Involved Populations
LGBTQIA+
Minority Health
Older Adults
Persons with Disabilities
Rural Homelessness
Veterans
Women
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