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The complexity of homelessness and mental health

The complexity of homelessness and mental health

The homeless should be included by the Department of Health in its new national mental health policy framework and strategic plan. “The relationship between poverty and mental ill-health has been described as a ‘vicious cycle’”, is a statement made in the lapsed...
The prosperity of Isaiah 58

The prosperity of Isaiah 58

I’m still working through anger, hurt and trauma from my season of homelessness but believe I can guide the church in how to respond, when people have fallen on hard times. Shortly before I became homeless, I had a dream about a famous American preacher, who spoke...
The importance of rest

The importance of rest

*Hi, I’m Cathy. I’m a U-turn Phase 3 Work-readiness graduate. My passion is communication and I’m part of the U-turn communication team. Every week I will be writing a blog post sharing my personal experience on this programme, to give you a window...