Joined-up action to aid street-based lives

By Robin Tuddenham and Marianne Huison | 14 September 2021

In winter 2018-19, five men tragically died within four months, after living on Calderdale’s streets. Each man had suffered trauma and disadvantage. Their contact with public services was extensive, but often based on a singular response to a presenting issue, not always allowing problems to be resolved.

Calderdale’s response to the men’s harrowing stories shows how understanding the impact of trauma and taking a joined-up, localised approach to health and care can make a difference.

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