cal authorities might engage in order to increase the level of quality of services that are provided in the shelters, setting the right standard for the community.
One of the most significant points that the researchers found focuses on the way social environment is able to influence the current behavior of the homeless women. Indeed, the results show that those women who had many friends with alcohol abuse problem were likely to develop this addiction themselves. On the other hand, those with multiple friends who were drug addicts, tended to be abusing drugs as well. All this holds important implications for helping homeless women. Indeed, it may be rather beneficial to promote healthy lifestyle among the citizens and so that the homeless would not be able to develop a social network that will be full of those who abuse any substances. In other words, it is necessary to address the circumstances in order to avoid the negative