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Youth Homelessness and Trafficking: A Conversation with NRS’s Susan Frankel

January 13, 2020

Runaway and homeless youth remain vulnerable to labor and sex trafficking for a variety of reasons. On the occasion of National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, NCHYF spoke with National Runaway Safeline CEO Susan Frankel about factors contributing to this dangerous overlap—and what can be done about it.

The Power of Mentoring

December 2, 2019

National Runaway Prevention Month is a time for all of us in this field to take stock of our work and the approaches we take to help at-risk youth. The Latin American Youth Center in Washington, D.C., emphasizes mentoring as a way to connect with young people and show them their potential.

New Resources from HRSA

November 26, 2019

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) developed two new brochures to alert women and their families and friends to the symptoms and seriousness of depression and anxiety during and after pregnancy, and how to get treatment. Also available are resources to help community health workers learn more about prevention and early identification of fetal exposure to alcohol and other drugs.

The National Runaway Safeline, the Family and Youth Services Bureau, and RHY Leaders Mark NRPM 2019!

November 25, 2019

On November 6, 2019, national and local stakeholders for runaway and homeless youth (RHY) gathered at Sasha Bruce Youthwork in Washington, D.C., to kick off National Runaway Prevention Month (NRPM) and celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act.

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