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Running and exercise programs could aid the homeless and those with mental health issues

By Hicbd
Wed Aug 16 2017 8:46 am

"A growing number of national organizations are using the sport to help kids and adults facing such challenges as homelessness, drugs and cancer. They have a variety of names — Back on My Feet, Achilles International, Alex’s Lemonade Stand, Run to Recover — but all have turned to running for the psychological and physiological benefits that training for a race can bring."

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https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/running-can-help-the-homeless-and-others-turn-their-lives-around/2013/05/24/31a50aea-9006-11e2-9abd-e4c5c9dc5e90_story.html?utm_term=.15b437d06b6a
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/homeless-running-club-back-on-my-feet_us_55e082a4e4b0c818f6179233

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Poverty Homelessness U.S. Mental Health Services Mental Health Drug Addiction

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