Homeless Youth Research Paper

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Homeless youth can be defined by individuals who lack parental, foster and or instituional care. There is an estimate of 1.3 million homeless youth living unsupervised on the streets, in abandoned buildsings, with friends or with strangers. As a homeless youth they risk being abused in different ways. Some of the ways they get abused is psychical, sexual, substance abuse, and death. Every year there is approximatly 5,000 youth die that was unccompanied as a result of assult, illness, or suicide. (P1 Homeless youth) During the years of 2005 – 2008 was reported of an increase of 200 percent youth runaway because of economic reasons stated by the natinoal runaway switchboard.Their was also a report of youth being kicked out of their homes from

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