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16 Dec 2017

How should the drug-dependent homeless be helped?

Out in the cold and dependent on drugs. Britain’s second city, Birmingham, is facing a twin crisis: high levels of homelessness and drug use. The city’s mayor is trying a new strategy, getting people back into housing, before tackling their drug problem. Meanwhile outreach workers are trying to create safe areas, called drug consumption rooms, which have already proved a huge success in Europe.