News tagged with homeless youth
Street youth more likely to trade sex for food, shelter if they were abused as children, study finds
New research led by Ryerson scientists have found that street youth who have been sexually abused as children are far more likely to engage in trading sex for food, shelter and other basic necessities.
Health Jan 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The consequences of social stigma can be physically harmful, and even deadly. People who are shunned by our society—due to homelessness, drug use, non-conforming gender identity, or other attributes—generally ...
Health Nov 07, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study led by researchers from the UCLA School of Nursing has found that nursing intervention can significantly decrease substance abuse among homeless youth. Published in the current issue of the American Journal on ...
Addiction Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |