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The Importance of Mental Health Services

Los Angeles is a big city, to say the least. Recently, it has seen a boom in the population of people who are homeless. The rise in the cost of living and an influx of people looking for jobs has created the perfect storm for more people to be without a place to live. If

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How Does Sexualized Violence Contribute to Homelessness

Sexualized violence isn’t just raping. It can even include lewd comments, voyeurism, and other things where physical brutality isn’t present. It’s not a simple thing. Sexualized violence is tolerated, if not accepted: against people experiencing homelessness. More than half of women who experience homelessness suffer violence against themselves or their children. Of those women, 92%

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Top 5 Reasons Why Mental Health Is So Important

A greater emphasis on mental health in recent years has helped the pervasive issue finally come to the forefront of the conversation. With this clearer focus has come more acceptance that mental health is important to virtually every aspect of life. It particularly impacts people experiencing homelessness and has been shown to exacerbate this issue

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12-Step Recovery: Myth vs. Truth

Addiction is one of the hardest things to overcome. People can experience homelessness as a result of addiction, or people can become addicted as they use drugs and alcohol to deal with the trauma of homelessness. Let’s sort out the myths from the truth regarding the 12 steps. You Only Need to Do the Steps

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