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How do Homeless Young Men and Women Cope Differently with Adversity and Generating Income?
Discover how gender differences are related to homeless youth’s stressors, coping strategies, and types of employment (i.e., legal or illegal).

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New Online Training: "Trauma-Informed Care"
Discover a free interactive course designed to introduce family and youth workers to trauma and its impact.

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Finding Help and Hope for Youth During Mental Health Awareness Month
Connect to four resources that help agencies support youth mental health year-round.

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What are the Pros and Cons of Engaging Youth in Narrative Writing?
Researchers review the benefits and concerns among young people who have experienced violence or traumatic stress.

Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

From the Family Room Blog: An Open Door and a Helping Hand for Homeless Young People
Sylvia Mathews Burwell, secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, turns up the focus on homeless youth.

A smiling young woman.

Toolkit for Service Providers Sheds Light on Youth Trauma, Resilience
“Trauma & Resilience: An Adolescent Provider Toolkit” is the last in a six-part series addressing the intersection of health and violence.

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

This February, Educate Yourself on Ways to Prevent and End Teen Dating Violence
Join the Family and Youth Services Bureau and its partners for a number of events scheduled for Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.

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In Boston, Exploited Youth Connect with Survivor-Mentors to Build Trust, Community
My Life My Choice teams youth and adults with shared experiences to promote healthy, healing relationships.

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From the National Runaway Safeline: Tiana's Story
Read how the hotline helped a young woman make a plan to get the support she needed at home.

A young Native American man.

Family Finding Helps Homeless Young People Connect to Caring Adults
Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development shares how it has adapted the model to serve unaccompanied homeless youth.


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