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Stop the Scandal

Rough sleeping is damaging and ruins lives. Our research shows that at least four in 10 people who sleep rough have a mental health problem. Mental health problems can make it harder to break the cycle of rough sleeping - people with a mental health problem who end up sleeping rough are 50% more likely to spend over a year on the streets.

Since February 2016, St Mungo's has been calling for a new national rough sleeping strategy, and changes to the law to ensure that fewer people end up stuck sleeping rough. 

We're calling on all MPs to make a firm commitment to end rough sleeping.

You can help us by:


  • Email your MP

    We need a national rough sleeping strategy - ask politicians to act nowTake action
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