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The Oaks homeless shelter in Ottawa Canada, relies on a Managed Alcohol Program that involves giving alcoholics small quantities of alcohol at regular intervals.
Source: Ottawa Homeless Shelter Is Helping Alcoholics by Giving Them Free Booze | Oddity Central – Collecting Oddities
Quitting cold turkey is one of the toughest things to do, which is why this homeless shelter in Ottawa is helping chronic alcoholics by handing out measured quantities of alcohol by the hour. Miraculously, the Managed Alcohol Program (MAP) has not only improved the overall health of its participants, but also reduced their average alcohol intake and helped them refrain from criminal activity.
The existence of the MAP is a miracle in itself, given that most other homeless shelters have a strict no-alcohol policy. But at the Oaks shelter for the homeless, five ounces of white wine are handed out in…
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