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Empire Editorial: To fight rising prison costs, Alaska must reform

...members of the public will be open to the idea that prison is not always the best solution. To solve the problem of chronic inebriates in downtown Juneau, we've already turned to a housing-first approach as a new way to approach the issue. A...
My Turn: The importance of Housing First

...homeless, most of whom are also chronic inebriates. A 2011 Juneau Homeless Coalition...behaviors of just 10 homeless/chronic inebriates in Juneau over a two-month...Juneau's entire homeless/chronic inebriate population conservatively results...
Letter to the Editor: Setting the record straight on being homeless

...straight here.First of all, I and most of the shelter people don't drink or do drugs. Only a small fraction are chronic inebriates or drug addicts. Some are disenfranchised criminals, most are not. Many are over 55 with chronic illnesses...

...they were inspired to make a donation toward the Housing First project, a permanent housing complex for homeless chronic inebriates. They had watched a film at the Gold Town Theater and their mom talked to them about Housing First as a potential...
Housing First project moving forward Dilemma 2011http...downtown-dilemma-community-working-together-help-chronic-inebriate-population
Empire Readers' Council Editorial: Cultivating a year-round vibrant downtown

...vacant image are buildings with cracking paint and swaths of cigarette butts that litter corners. Then there are the chronic inebriates, many of them homeless, who have nowhere to go and no reason to leave the downtown streets.Downtown Juneau has...
Fairbanks assigns officer to downtown foot patrol after safety complaints

...River that draws tourists but also is a hangout for chronic inebriates, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.A...part of a city law enforcement strategy related to chronic inebriates, Eberhart said. Local and state governments increased...
First comes housing

...Dollar Murray" is a term that comes from a Malcolm Gladwell essay about homelessness. The essay featured a lovable chronic inebriate named Murray, who did well under supervision, but fell back into unhealthy habits without it, eventually dying...
Program targets chronic inebriates of Fairbanks

...Fairbanks has its way. The Chronic Inebriate Program Task Group is touting...treatment plans for about 45 chronic inebriates considered to be the most frequently...coordinating their efforts with the chronic inebriates task group. Case managers...
Anchorage focuses on problem of city inebriates

...solution to its growing problem of chronic inebriates. Sound off on the important...inebriates. About 200 to 250 chronic inebriates are living in Anchorage,, because the list of chronic inebriates whom the city picks up most...


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