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Common Book Program: Evicted

Community Health Education Center Librarian

Dana Ladd
Community Health Education Center
Gateway Building, Ground Floor


VCU's Common Book: Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond

Specific Health Conditions Related to Eviction/Homelessness

Eviction and homelessness can cause and can be caused by mental and physical health conditions.  Some health conditions associated with eviction and homelessness are: mental health concerns (depression, stress, anxiety, and suicide), substance abuse,  and chronic medical conditions (asthma, hypertension, diabetes, infectious diseases). The following provide links to additional consumer health information on these topics.