Poverty and B. Conclusion Sentence

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Homeless Outline
I. Introduction
A. Attention Getter: Imagine all the events that occurred in your life today. You woke up from your warm bed, took a shower, got dressed, went to either school, work, or both. Then you came home, had dinner, and went to sleep. These are all basic needs, basic needs that many people in the United States today don 't have. Most people would agree that a day like this is fairly ordinary. Shelter, clothes, food, education, and family are all things that we usually take for granted and things that every person deserves. Unfortunately, these things do not belong to everyone. Far too many people in this country have no homes. They own only the clothes that they wear. They don 't know where their next meal will
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a) Detail: There are challenges in treating homeless people who have psychiatric disorders, because clinical appointments may not be kept, their continuing where about unknown, their medicines are not taken. Many homeless people have mental illness.
b) Detail: The conditions affecting homeless people are somewhat specialized and have opened a new area of medicine tailored to this population.
B. Conclusion Sentence: Some homeless are substance abusers; research suggests one in four. Many of these are included in the 25% who are mentally ill. Many are unable to access mental health services and are too ill to stay in a shelter.
IV. 1V. Body Paragraph #3: Social Supports.
A. Topic Sentence: Most countries provide a variety of services to assist homeless people. They provide food, shelter and clothing, may be organized and run by community organizations.
1. Support #1: Such social supports may be done through a formal process, such as under the auspices of a non-governmental organization, religious organization, or homeless ministry, or may be done on an individual basis.
a) Detail: Many non-profit organizations such as Goodwill Industries maintain a mission to "provide skill development and work opportunities to people with barriers to employment", though most of these organizations are not primarily geared toward homeless individuals.
b) Detail: A significant number of homeless do not participate in the assistance programs.
2. Support #2:

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