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About 80 percent of homeless people are addicted to drugs and/or alcohol,” said Chris Fajardo, director of programs at the project called the Healing Place. “Most are in the middle to late stages of addictions and most have many other issues that need attention. ” Such issues range from health problems caused by years of drug abuse to the inability to hold a job to estrangement from friends and relatives. The Healing Place is not a treatment center, but a peerdirected long-term recovery program.
6, 1993, he stayed on at the Healing Place for an additional nine months. Then he was ready to move on. DeGrella now owns a successful cleaning business and employs some clients of the Healing Place. Ironically, his primary clients are bars and taverns. He recently added another entrepreneurial venture to his business: real estate. He bought a large house with several bedrooms to rent to other men as soon as they are ready to move out of the Healing Place. “It’s just my way of giving back to the program that helped me so much,” he said.
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