T.H.O.M.A.S. (Those on the Margins of a Society)
EDGES Magazine

Issue 23 INDEX
October 2000


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Steve is one of our Project Workers. He leads a group session in our Drug Rehabilitation Programme.
Editorial Comment Father McCartney comments on recent Home Office research showing seven out of ten people arrested has been found to be taking illegal substances
In Your Face Simon, a volunteer with Thomas explains about the In Your Face initiative
This Project Can Make A Difference Gavin came to us on drugs, He is now preparing to go to college.
From Children's Home To The Street John, aged 21, tells his story
"Shivering" she said A Poem by Rev John McNamara
Out Of Prision - this time I'm not going back Mick came to us from prision. He is in our Reconcile Project and doing well.
Fourteen Year Old Girl Taken By Force Maria - a Ukranian national relects on her experiences of war
The Struggle Derek Brookes, 24, from Dumbarton tells his story
A Life of Hardship Gabrial O'Brien of Enniskillen and Accrington shares his story with us
At Least Prison Gave Me a Roof Paul aged 23 continues his struggle with homelessness in the community
A Gifted Client Justin was a client in our Reconcile Project -
he shares some of his poetry with us.
Is There a way Out Of This? James Marshall in Glasgow shares his story
On Drugs Since Sixteen Mark aged 24 from Glasgow
If Only I Had A Flat Tigger has been on the streets for the last 5 years
Retirement is not the end Greta Carus reflects with us. She works within our Drop In Centre
Turning My Life Around John represents many young people we work with as we try to liberate them from a history of criminality and drugs.
Mummy Don't Cry Anna reflects on her experiences when Germany occupied her homeland, the Ukraine. She was 12 years old
Meditation Elaine Kennedy shares her thoughts
Why? Father John Michael Hanvey shares his thoughts
Poverty In Scotland An article by Tricia Hughes, Director of the Big Issue in Scotland
ASYLUM in fear of our lives Oxfam is currently running a campaign to highlight the indignities suffered by asylum seekers, including the controversial voucher scheme.

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