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Runaway and Homeless Youth

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Feel Safe Again: S's story
Watch the story of one youth who didn't feel safe at home and found help through the National Runaway Safeline.

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Creating Opportunities for Youth in Crisis Through Art Studio Programs
Learn how arts exploration benefits young people in a runaway and homeless youth program, and functions as an art studio for the community.

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How Do Formerly Homeless Youth Perceive the Impact Over Time of Transitional Living Programs?
Discover what aspects of a Transitional Living Program youth find most useful.

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Carrying the Messages of Runaway Prevention Month Forward Beyond November
Learn about free materials organizations can distribute to prevent and end youth homelessness year-round.

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Don't Be Afraid to Ask For Help: N's Story
Watch the story of one youth who felt more at home with friends on the street and the help found through the National Runaway Safeline.

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National Runaway Prevention Month: LGBTQ Youth
Learn how you can help prevent LGBTQ youth victimization and homelessness.

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You Can Get the Help You Need: L's Story
Watch the story of one youth who found help through the National Runaway Safeline.

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National Runaway Prevention Month: System-Involved Youth
Learn how to change the prevalence of homelessness among system-involved youth.

Kaysie Getty

To Give and Receive: Kaysie Getty
Kaycie Getty shares advice that helped her through her time without stable housing and thoughts about what service providers can do to help other at-risk youth.

Young people on the street.

National Runaway Prevention Month: Homeless Youth and Trafficking
Learn how overnight stays at drop-in centers help protect runaway and homeless youth from exploitation.

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