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News Archives

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Primary Sources: Running Away From Foster Care: Youths' Knowledge and Access of Services

July 29, 2011

The authors interviewed youth who had run away from foster care to find out how much young people know about services available to them, as well as how and why they use them.

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Giving Youth Homelessness a Face

July 27, 2011

A 60 Minutes segment helps educate about youth homelessness.

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Primary Sources: Risk Behaviors Among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Questioning Youth

July 25, 2011

This report summarizes results from a national survey of public high school students in order to examine health risk behaviors among youth who identify as gay or lesbian, bisexual, or unsure of their sexual identity.

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Fact Sheets Link Violence to Poor Learning, Mental Health, and Health Outcomes

July 22, 2011

A fact sheet series from the Prevention Institute links relationship and neighborhood violence to a host of poor outcomes for youth.

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Statistics Show Supportive Housing Programs Save Money

July 18, 2011

Learn how the USICH website can help programs demonstrate that ending homelessness is cost-effective.

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Primary Sources: Improving Outcomes for Youth in Transition

July 15, 2011

The authors discuss how to design and implement a statewide training program for helping youth transition to adulthood.

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Economic Benefits of Helping Homeless Youth

July 13, 2011

New Avenues has published a resource demonstrating the economic benefits of helping homeless youth.

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Primary Sources: Addressing Risk Factors and Consequences of Running Away from Home

July 7, 2011

Researchers followed over 4,300 young people from 9th to 12th grade to understand why some young people run away from home and whether the causes are different for one-time versus repeat runaways.

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Teens' Essays on Parent Relationships

July 1, 2011

In this series of articles published by Youth Communication, young people write about their relationships with their parents.

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