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  • Family Corner 7/26/17

    Producer/Host: Sue Mackey Andrews
    Engineer: Joel Mann

    Homeless Youth in Maine: Services and Supports Available for Northern Maine Counties

    -Homeless youth are not kids who have “run away from home” – they have been rejected, thrown out or escape from dangerous home circumstances
    -Many of these youth have mental health issues due to poverty, child abuse, living in a home where there is substance use, physical abuse, etc.
    -Each of these kids needs time and support to develop trust, as they have been disappointed so many times before by adults in their lives
    -Success happens for so many of these kids
    -Important to provide food, address Maslow’s hierarchy in order to create a trusting relationship where you can then help the youth

    Guests:
    Sherrie House (Streetlight Outreach Coordinator
    Nathaniel Coe (Streetlight Outreach Team)
    Christopher Bowie (Streetlight Outreach Team)
    Daniel Wendell (Streetlight Outreach Team)
    Cody Webster (Streetlight Outreach Team)

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    Published on July 26, 2017 · Filed under: Family Corner; Tagged as: , , ,
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