Tuesday, August 06, 2013

For want of a toilet,
a life will be lost

Did you ever have a moment when something you already understood intellectually suddenly lands on an almost cellular level?, asks Amy L. Freedman, executive director at Bethesda Cares.

The reasons that people experiencing homelessness are tremendously medically vulnerable are both physical and psychological, the factors quite complex.

But there is that solution to the equation: Housing as healthcare.

She had long understood that. After a conversation with a client, now she gets it, too.

Read her story here.


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