“More often than not, addiction comes after homelessness.
Homelessness is not a cause of addiction. Addiction is a cause of homelessness.
There are about 1,500 people who are homeless in Edinburgh which includes about 60 rough sleepers. In Glasgow it’s about 1.900 people …
… The number one indicator of how somebody will become homeless isn’t addiction, it’s childhood poverty.
Homelessness is effectively a result of the cards you were dealt from birth.”