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One in Five Adults in Households with Hunger Considered Suicide

Issue Brief
December 11, 2003 Download PDF

Severe financial stress triggers hunger for nearly all households with members who sometimes go hungry. The adults in these households do not always have enough money to eat what their bodies need. In addition, the help they can get from other sources – family, friends, charities, and government assistance – is not always enough to compensate for their inadequate incomes.

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