Primary Sources: Does Homelessness Affect Youths' Development in Ways That Make It Harder for Them to Earn a Living?
September 30, 2014
Researchers look at cognitive deficits and mental health concerns among homeless youth and how these might impact young people's professional lives.
What the Youth Count! Initiative Found Out About Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Homeless Youth
September 25, 2014
A new brief from Urban Institute looks at findings from an initiative aimed at including more youth in point-in-time counts of people experiencing homelessness.
September 23, 2014
We turn to three new studies that look at risk factors such as substance use, length of time living on the streets and childhood trauma history.
Working With Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Youth Who've Experienced Sexual Abuse
September 19, 2014
An online resource from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network offers tips for mental health professionals.
September 11, 2014
A free smartphone app created by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration aims to prevent bullying and build resilience in children.
September 10, 2014
Recent studies investigate the links between teen pregnancy and abuse and hopelessness, and why some boys choose abstinence.
September 8, 2014
How has the act made a difference in communities across the country? A few grantees of the Runaway and Homeless Youth Program weigh in.
Primary Sources: Researchers Propose Key Role for Schools in Meeting Mental Health Needs of Homeless Students
September 4, 2014
Young people who experience homelessness are at high risk for mental health problems.