Because budget cuts have caused many mental health institutions to shut down, court and law officials have been led to place these mentally ill offenders in jails that do not have the equipment and staff necessary to help treat them (Glazer n.pag.). Instead, the mentally ill offenders are simply placed in solitary confinement, causing their condition or illness to worsen over time (Glazer n.pag.). In many cases,
While the causes that lead a kid to life on the streets are incredibly diverse, below are a few critical issues that often lead a child to the streets (Covenant House, n.d., para. 5). Even though foster care is an option of resource, there are adults in this world who do not deserve to be foster parents. There are a lot of teenagers who are in and out of foster homes. This can lead them to homelessness as well as juvenile justice systems, and unemployment.
Additionally, there is a multitude of factors that have been known to contribute to homelessness. These factors include, but are not limited to, lack of affordable housing, economic insecurity, behavioral health, etc. Research has found that the main contributing factors for children living in homeless families are the lack of affordable housing, poverty, and domestic violence (Aratani, 2009). Similarly, mental illness, substance abuse, and lack of affordable housing are the top contributing factors of homelessness among unaccompanied youth (Aratani, 2009). In addition to analyzing the factors that can cause homelessness, the article explores the impact that homelessness can have on youth.
Rehabilitative approach give a second chance for offender to go back to the community but they fist need to tread their addiction on drugs, to prevent them to re-use drugs and provide them with counseling to help them deal with problems and receive treatment. Some individuals may take months in treatment and counseling regardless of all the help they receive they go back on drugs and all the effort, time and money that was used to rehabilitate it was not enough to prevent them from re-use drugs. The punitive approach use in United State send people in jail or prison for the illegally use of drugs in which can cost millions of dollar to house offender. On the other hand, punitive approach it will be useful to violent offender who represent risk
The problem city officials have with this belief is, homeless shelters have enough room and there is no reason why the homeless individuals should be out on the street. City officials in Denver even store confiscated belongings for thirty days allowing the owner to retrieve them. Denver is trying to reduce their homeless rate, but have an issue with getting homeless to go into the shelter either because they have an issue with the with rules on drug use or they have personal preference. Nevertheless, Denver officials are going to continue in their effort to reduce the city’s
Behind closed doors, many patients receive abuse or neglect that only worsens their state. In fact, the NCEPOD clinical coordinator states that over half of the patients admitted into mental institutions receive “poor physical and mental healthcare” (Source C) that disrupts their road to recovery. Although the private nature of mental hospitals aids in the help of the ill, it allows the underpaid staff to do as they please. Another side to this rebuttal is the topic of gun control and how easy someone with a mental illness can obtain one. This controversial subject has been on the minds of the American people since after the passage of the second amendment that allowed us the right to own guns.
After several counties legalized prostitution in Nevada starting in 1971, other states contemplated whether or not they should follow. Although there are many supporters of the idea, majority of the United States have not legalized prostitution due to the possible outbreak out STD 's or violent crime. Supporters of prostitution claim that the workers would be able to pursue their career in a safe environment with screenings, background checks, and prostitutes are more likely to report violent acts made against them. Advocates for prostitution also promote that by legalizing it, public health would be improved. Although prostitution has been illegal for many years, prostitutes and other supporters are now protesting to finally make it a career.
The reason being that in most cases, the mentally disturbed tend to undergo very long periods of depression or hyperactivity. At the same time, these people won’t be in their full thinking ability; so they can easily vandalize the house property within a short space of time when they are frustrated. Therefore, when dealing with the chronically homeless, it is vital to start by seeking treatment and medication for those with mental disorders. The reason why medical treatment should be a priority is that untreated mental disorders ultimately lead to homelessness. Therefore, to reduce the number of such people from among those who have the streets for a home, I think it is crucial that we as a society come in and help in funding for their
Why is homelessness such a huge issue in the world? Many homeless people have mental illnesses and it is not easy for them to restart their lives and get a job. Many of them also have drug or alcohol problems, which makes it very difficult to get a long term job making enough income to support themselves. Homeless people need help getting off the streets but are unable to do it by themselves. Homelessness is a very huge problem that America has come to face.