Fwd: Re: Is drug addiction usually a cause or consequence?

Theodore Latham (tedrico@hotmail.com)
Wed, 03 Jun 1998 03:04:54 PDT


>From janewomanpower@yahoo.com Tue Jun  2 14:12:20 1998
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>From: deborah jackman <janewomanpower@yahoo.com>
>Subject: Re: Is drug addiction usually a cause or consequence? 
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> I feel drug addiction is both a cause and a consequence of
>homelessness and poverty. It is like a cycle Poverty feeds Addiction,
>Addiction feeds ,poverty... I know in my own life when i have felt and
>still feels that whne i am at my wits end with poverty i will spend my
>last fews dollars on comfort food or a beer.  Addictions can start in
>many ways. Troubled homes where your basic needs ae not being
>met(love) , peer pressure, being abused and using drugs to cover it .
>then when the addiction happens and you need to get more of the drugs
>to make you feeel better you can end up spending your grocery money to
>get the fix at whatever cost.
>

>---Theodore Latham  wrote:
>>
>> Dear Tedrico's Page Site Update Notification List Members:
>> 
>>      As usual, I'd like your feedback on the following TP Feedback 
>> question:
>> 
>> On Sat, 23 May 1998 21:58:06 EDT Jeevan <JEEVSTER@aol.com> 
>> wrote:
>> 
>>     What would you say were the most common causes of someone 
becoming
>> homeless.  Is drug addiction usually a cause or a consequence?  As a 
>> future physician, or if I were to start up an organization catering
>to 
>> health needs of the homeless, would you have any advice as to what 
>> concerns need to be met first?
>> 
>> -Jeevan
>> 
>> 
>> Regards,
>> 
>> Tedrico Latham
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