The number of unemployed rose 9,700... ... middle of paper ... ...ar greater than the cost of getting treatment. Consult your local mental health clinics, social services agencies or professional counselors for help for yourself and family members who are affected by your unemployment. Some assistance may be covered by your health insurance or, if you do not have insurance, counseling is often available on a "sliding scale" fee, based on income. Change is difficult: Denial: At this stage you will minimize or just deny what has happened. You may even pretend what happened is great!
Here are some of the effects of homelessness are health, personal, families, and abuse. There are a lot reasons why people are homeless. I will include three causes. Poverty is of the Census has survey who has been homeless, employed individuals ranked the must high of the homeless. Even through they had a job their wages weren’t sufficient to enough to meet their rent, utilities, and car payment.
Anyone can become homeless and the reasons that force people into homelessness are many and varied. The leading cause, however, of homelessness in the United States is the inability of poor people to afford housing. "Housing costs have risen significantly over the last decade, while the incomes of poor and middle-class Americans have stagnated." (Erickson 1991) The millions of Americans who are unemployed or work in low-paying jobs are among the most vulnerable to becoming homeless. Therefore, homelessness, housing and income are inextricably linked.
Finally what will our generation carrying into the future due to living through the down turn of the economy? After reading and evaluating several statistic and writings I will show the cause and effects because of all three during the recession of 2008. Reviewing the poverty level due to the recession, which is contributed most to the employment rate for a huge part of the population? While showing the mental health decline due to the poverty levels escalating. I will also review the rising cost of mental health services in 2008, and the majority of types of people seeking help.
The economy is going downhill and many people are suffering to make ends meet. Those who are not able to pay rent or mortgage end up on the streets of America. According to the National Alliance to End Homelessness data report, a national organization dedicated to ending homelessness in America, “there were 578,424 people who were experiencing homelessness” on a single night in January. There are more children, veterans,
As mentioned before, each homeless person has a reason for ending up where they did and come from different backgrounds. In order to try and come up with a solution, one must assess the situation and find out each persons story. Furthermore, Some of the homeless of Modesto became that way for a financial issue being that this economy has been tough to live in. According to the Department of Numbers, The unemployment rate in Modesto peaked in March 2010 at 17.2% and is now 7.6 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 9.1% in March 2015, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.5 percentage points to a 9.6% (Department of Numbers).
The number of homeless people in the United States has been an arguable issue for a while. Advocates for the homeless claim that there are several million homeless people; however, recent studies suggest that the homeless number from 600,000 to 700,000. Exact numbers are impossible to collect because researchers define homelessness in different ways and because the homeless are transitory. The number of people predicted to become homeless in any given year is estimated to be three to five times the number of people who are homeless at any given moment. The US Census Bureau attempted to count homeless people in the 1990 census.
Common reasons why men and women are homeless include; excessive alcohol/drug consumption, gambling addictions, inappropriate decisions and/ or loss of everything, mental health (Vázquez, José Juan, (15). Being uprooted by migration or neglect, coming from problematic dysfunctional families and/ or suffering from multiple traumas and societal causes Vázquez, José Juan, (15). Cases of children being homeless came to a total of 1.6 million children, that are experiencing homelessness every year (Lorelle, Sonya (800). The risk for kids being homelessness include