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    Substance misuse and social programs

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    It is true that there are not enough programs, enough shelters, and enough remediation.

    It is interesting to note that living in homeless shelters tends to be correlated with higher rates of substance misuse and abuse as well as other mental health disorders. This increased rate may be attributed to the sampling; but there was a 10 to 20% higher rate.

    Do social programs help the homeless population? Is it possible that some programs may be useful for awhile? What happens when the patient stabilizes? Is there support?

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    I believe that social programs do help the homeless population in many different ways, but it appears that the social programs only offer temporary help. Due to these factors some programs ...

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