Thursday, November 08, 2007

One In Four Homeless Are Vets

The report is from the National Alliance to End Homelessness. An estimated 1500 vets are from our current wars are included in the count. And the problems facing homeless vets are hardly limited to finding permanent shelter.
Overall, 45 percent of participants in the VA's homeless programs have a diagnosable mental illness and more than three out of four have a substance abuse problem, while 35 percent have both


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