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Puts danger into perspective

Back to Blog Listing Page | | August 24, 2009

Our young people tell us frequently about the dangers of living on the streets:  getting robbed while you’re sleeping (sometimes even having shoes removed in the middle of the night) or getting assaulted is commonplace.  Street youth say it’s difficult to focus on bigger health issues when you’re just trying to find your next meal.  This Tyee article shines a light on the sheer danger of trying to survive on the streets.

Our young people tell us frequently about the dangers of living on the streets:  getting robbed while you’re sleeping (sometimes even having shoes removed in the middle of the night) or getting assaulted is commonplace.  Street youth say it’s difficult to focus on bigger health issues when you’re just trying to find your next meal.  This Tyee article shines a light on the sheer danger of trying to survive on the streets.