The Many Causes of Homelessness

Most stereo types of homeless people put them into two categories: drug users and the mentally ill. But, I have seen many other reasons for homelessness that include job loss, credit card debt, divorce, disabling injuries, hospital bills for major illness or surgeries, sexual addictions, spending addictions, being scammed by financial institutions, being under educated, having a low paying job, living in a high rent area. The list can go on forever.

Here is a link to the Sacramento Homeless Blog. The article links childhood stress and how it affects future success.

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About tjmcfee

Freelance writer. Activist on homeless issues. 48 years old. I write about subjects that need to be examined closely and thoughtfully. The idea for Brain Sections came from reading a book about abandoned asylums. I wanted to set a suspense story in that setting. The inclusion of crazed scientists turning homeless people into zombies is what makes the story unique. View all posts by tjmcfee

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