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How to Prevent Homelessness When a Bed Is a Home?
While shared-housing programs are a useful strategy for keeping many people from becoming homeless, others need more independent housing in order to climb out of poverty. There is an urgent need for more self-contained ...
How Do the Homeless See Their Own Health Problems and Needs?
Because the homeless have no stable housing, they are at a greater risk of developing chronic health problems than those who are housed. Homeless people are also more likely to develop conditions like arthritis at an earlier ...
Discharge of Psychiatric Patients to Shelters Increases Homelessness
A comprehensive care plan for patients, including at least income support and assistance resettling in the community, will prevent homelessness.
Shared Housing Programs Can Lead People Back into Homelessness
Shared housing does not meet the needs of people who have already been homeless. Many of these people wind up returning to homelessness. Subsidized individual apartments would better meet the needs of those trying to get ...
Homeless People and Welfare Recipients Suffer Under Restrictive Laws
Homeless people and social assistance recipients have the same goals as the rest of the population. Current laws only reinforce the stereotypes about the poor and homeless as lazy, unmotivated, and prone to crime. Welfare ...
Men Are More Likely to Be Homeless Than Women
Gender has an impact on people with mental illnesses. Men are more likely to be homeless than women. More social support needs to be provided to members of both genders