Homelessness and mental health issues
Mental health issues and homelessness can form a vicious cycle which is hard to break out of. A study by the London homelessness charity St Mungo’s found that 40% of homeless people have a mental health problem.
The ‘revolving door’
Some people with mental health issues face a ‘revolving door’ situation, finding themselves homeless regularly throughout their lifetime. This is usually because they do not have the skills or support that they need to both maintain a home and manage their condition.
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