Sleep and Homelessness
A good sleep environment requires darkness and quiet. Both are hard to come by when you’re staying in a homeless shelter or sleeping on the street surrounded by varied noise from cars, building noises, and other people.
Sleep is an overlooked issue for homeless people. There are resources, albeit insufficient, for food, shelter, and employment, but not for sleep.
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