US shelter uses alcohol to combat alcoholism

Controversial strategy at Seattle homeless shelter may sound counter-productive yet has proved anything but.

    A controversial project treating alcoholic homeless people in the US has yielded some surprising results.

    The programme in the city of Seattle has been allowing homeless shelter residents to use alcohol in order to reduce both alcohol use and alcohol-related problems.

    Al Jazeera's Tarek Bazley reports from Seattle, Washington.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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