In the US, 1 in 30 adolescents experienced homelessness between 2016 and 2017.1 Homelessness among adolescents occurs in the context of overwhelming stress, trauma, and deprivation, all of which are associated with worse mental health and substance use outcomes.2
Liu M, Koh KA, Hwang SW, Wadhera RK. Mental Health and Substance Use Among Homeless Adolescents in the US. JAMA. 2022;327(18):1820–1822. doi:10.1001/jama.2022.4422
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