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Creating change
Our Action Day proposal looks set to change the ways homeless services talk about suicide.
Why suicide?
Everyone found this assignment tough...


This charming man
A trip to Parliament to talk homelessness with Nick Herbert MP gets Matt Hobbs thinking about the campaigning power held by voters
Let's go outside

Carla Ecola, founder of the UK's first LGBTIQ+ crisis/homeless shelter and community centre, talks hidden homelessness.

First person: First aid
Talking to a stranger at the Listening Place can save lives, writes Matt Hobbs
Off balance
The cracks in society are getting wider and more of us are falling through them
Off balance
Low income, debt, and unemployment all increase the risk of suicide, but they are also some of the causes of homelessness


Behind bars

22 years ago Ruth Wyner, director of a Cambridge homelessness charity, was imprisoned for letting heroin be dealt by serviceusers on site. Here she discusses politics and prison with Matthew Hobbs

Read all about it
There’s no normal when you lose your home. This piece by Matthew Hobbs is inspired by the recovery theme of our last issue (Issue 120)
Wellbeing: What do you need?
Our needs are seldom asked. They’re often assumed. And the answers are varied, writes Matt Hobbs


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