Homelessness Is The Condition Of People Without A Regular Dwelling Or Safe Home ( Leblanc )

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Homelessness is the condition of people without a regular dwelling or safe home (Leblanc). In the year 2015, there were three and a half million homeless people just in the United States (Leblanc). Even more outstanding, there are currently one hundred million people worldwide who have no place to live (Leblanc). Rather than decreasing, these numbers have increased every year since 2012. Unfortunately, instead of finding a solution to the problem, the public and government have simply turned a blind eye towards the epidemic. The government and the communities not only in the United States, but also worldwide, need to work together to find a solution to the rising homelessness epidemic. There are many causes of homelessness, but the majority of these reasons are not within the control of the people, rather often times it has something to do with a life-altering situation.
One of the largest causes of homelessness is something that can only be treated clinically. Impairments like depression, PTSD, and some physical disabilities all restrain people and cause homelessness (Leblanc). Although these problems can be solved by clinical treatment, these people don’t have the funding to seek treatment, causing them to become homeless. Without these people obtaining help, they will be homeless forever. The government needs to seek new opportunities, to get those who are struggling from psychological and physical disorders, the help they need. Although the government can’t help…

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