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Sounding alarm on violence on homeless

149 Sounding alarm on violence on homeless Group giving out whistlers to frighten attackers

AUSTIN (KXAN) – An advocacy organization for Austin’s homeless wants to sound the alarm against violence against one of the city’s more vulnerable populations.

House the Homeless is distributing 1,000 safety whistles encouraging people to protect themselves and others by blowing a shrill whistle to scare away would-be attackers.

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Mentally Ill And Homeless

Homelessness, mental illness, and poverty are all correlated and it’s clear: mental illness can lead to poverty and homelessness, and poverty and homelessness can lead to mental illness. Here’s a statistical look at what’s going on: Statistics: The statistics vary widely, some studies show there are less than a million homeless in our nation, other […] Continue reading →