Navigation Links
National Safe Place Week Launches in Las Vegas to Help Prevent Teen Homelessness
Date:3/15/2010

LAS VEGAS, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, nearly three million youths run away from home, putting themselves at a high risk of drug addiction, prostitution, disease and mental illness.  In honor of National Safe Place Week, National Safe Place (NSP) is launching a week-long "Don't Get Boxed In: Text-4-Help: 69866" campaign to raise awareness of the risks associated with teen homelessness and the services available in Las Vegas and across the country to youth in crisis.  

To view a short video illustrating the shocking statistics around teen homelessness, click http://www.youtube.com/user/nationalsafeplace.  

"There are a number of factors which lead youth to life on the streets; many involve physical and sexual abuse at home, neglect, parental drug or alcohol use, or lack of emotional and financial support from parents and families," said Kathleen Boutin, founder of The Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY), the local Safe Place affiliate. "By providing teens with access to resources, social services, and shelters, NPHY and National Safe Place are helping to prevent youths from experiencing the dismal realities of life on the stre
'/>"/>

SOURCE National Safe Place
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Related medicine news :

1. International study strengthens case for daily calcium pill
2. Yakima Health Care Leader Tapped for Leadership Post at National Association
3. Virginia Tech Report Has National Importance
4. Donate Life America Dispels Myths About Organ & Tissue Donation Among Hispanics During National Hispanic Heritage Month
5. Us TOO Launches National SEA Blue Campaign for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
6. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Announces Webcast of Presentation at Thomas Weisel Partners 2007 Healthcare Conference
7. National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP), the Largest Insurance Subrogation Association in the World - Announced Today that Leslie Wiernik has Joined the Organization as Director of Education
8. 4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Former U.S. Drug Czar, to Address National Drug Crisis, Keynote Grand Opening of New Allenwood, PA National Model Detox Center
9. Australian-led international study shows blood pressure drugs cut death rate in type 2 diabetes
10. LCA Hails International Investigators Studying Lung Cancer
11. National Patient Safety Foundation Partners with Vocera Communications
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... January 22, 2015 Gabe’s Chemo Duck Program is ... the first app ever created for kids with cancer. The Chemo ... and devices, is filled with enjoyable games to help children of ... The free app helps to keep kids entertained, educated and at ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of ... what it means to “Live Fearless.” , The ... share their stories about how they or someone they know ... by living in the moment. By telling these types of ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... New York (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 ... after Fresenius Medical Care recalled its GranuFlo and NaturaLyte ... multidistrict litigation underway in U.S. District Court, District of ... dated January 20th, the Court has remanded a case ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 A study recently published ... journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise ... help reduce gastrointestinal (GI) problems associated with physical ... in the double-blind, placebo-controlled study took 10 grams ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... January 22, 2015 Payday lending practices ... communities and cause financial distress to the states that ... at Howard University’s Center on Race and Wealth. , ... economic activity, payday loans at the same time substantially ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Chemo Duck Launches First App Ever Created for Kids with Cancer 2Health News:Chemo Duck Launches First App Ever Created for Kids with Cancer 3Health News:Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota to Showcase “Faces of Fearless” 2Health News:Court Overseeing Federal GranuFlo Lawsuits Remands Louisiana Claim Back to State Court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Court Overseeing Federal GranuFlo Lawsuits Remands Louisiana Claim Back to State Court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Court Overseeing Federal GranuFlo Lawsuits Remands Louisiana Claim Back to State Court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Study Shows Kyowa Hakko’s L-Citrulline May Help Reduce Gastrointestinal Injury During Strenuous Exercise 2Health News:Study Shows Kyowa Hakko’s L-Citrulline May Help Reduce Gastrointestinal Injury During Strenuous Exercise 3Health News:Howard University Spotlights the Economic Impact of Payday Lending in Southern States 2
... and ear, nose and throat specialists at Thomas Jefferson ... sleep apnea syndrome. , In the procedure, known as ... the lower jaw which attaches to the tongue is ... back of the airway, increasing the airway space. It ...
... functions are changed by continued abuse, study finds , ... (scarring and dysfunction) of the liver have more brain ... , Researchers examined gene expression in the frontal cortex ... 14 alcoholics without cirrhosis. , "We found that the ...
... 2007 (Oakland, Calif) -- Treating diabetes during pregnancy can break ... a Kaiser Permanente study featured in the September issue of ... research shows that the risk of childhood obesity rises in ... untreated gestational diabetes nearly doubles a child,s risk of becoming ...
... says , , MONDAY, Aug. 27 (HealthDay News) -- When ... it makes the evening news, but the actual incidence of ... the victims are adults, researchers report. , After reviewing 16 ... researchers found that faculty and staff were 25 times more ...
... no state posted a decline in adult rates last year ... Americans are sliding into obesity, a clear signal that this ... fourth annual report prepared by the research group Trust for ... 31 states last year, 22 states experienced an increase for ...
... survival, functioning may have been solved in rat experiments ... rats show that human embryonic stem cells can repair ... progression of heart failure. , Using stem cells to ... so far it has been fraught with problems. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Jefferson specialists studying innovative surgery for effectively treating sleep apnea 2Health News:Alcoholics With Cirrhosis Have More Brain Damage 2Health News:Treating diabetes during pregnancy can break link to childhood obesity 2Health News:Treating diabetes during pregnancy can break link to childhood obesity 3Health News:Heart Attacks at School Involve More Adults Than Kids 2Health News:Heart Attacks at School Involve More Adults Than Kids 3Health News:Obesity Rate in U.S. Still Climbing 2Health News:Obesity Rate in U.S. Still Climbing 3Health News:Obesity Rate in U.S. Still Climbing 4Health News:Embryonic Human Stem Cells May Help Repair Heart Muscle, Lab Study Shows 2Health News:Embryonic Human Stem Cells May Help Repair Heart Muscle, Lab Study Shows 3
(Date:1/22/2015)... CLEVELAND , Jan. 22, 2015  ViewRay™, a privately ... entered into an exclusive distributor agreement with ITOCHU Corporation ... radiation therapy system for the treatment of cancer in ... (me-rid-i-an) system, is the world,s first and only MRI-guided ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. , Jan. 22, 2015  Amgen (NASDAQ: ... quarter and full year 2014 financial results on Tuesday, Jan. 27, ... will be followed by a conference call with the investment community ... be Robert A. Bradway , chairman and chief executive officer, ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x3hp3g/microbiology ) has ... Microbiology Market by Product, Clinical Application & by ... to their offering. Clinical microbiology consists ... detection of infectious diseases. The respiratory diseases segment ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ITOCHU Named the Exclusive Distributor for ViewRay's MRI-Guided Radiation Therapy System in Japan 2Amgen Announces Webcast of 2014 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results 2Global Microbiology Testing/Clinical Microbiology (Instrument, Analyzer, Incubator, Kit, Microscope, Molecular Diagnostics) Market - Forecast to 2019 2Global Microbiology Testing/Clinical Microbiology (Instrument, Analyzer, Incubator, Kit, Microscope, Molecular Diagnostics) Market - Forecast to 2019 3
... Inc. (Nasdaq: GTIV ) announced today that it ... in Miami, Florida at 3:15 p.m. ET on Tuesday, March ... and Syndicated Loan Conference in Orlando, Florida at 2:05 p.m. ... will be available to the public via live audio webcasts, ...
... LITTLE FALLS, N.J., March 9, 2011 CANTEL MEDICAL ... Andrew A. Krakauer, President & CEO, will be presenting at ... Investor Forum. The formal presentation is scheduled for 10:40 AM ... New York. In addition, Mr. Krakauer will be available for ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Gentiva® Health Services to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences 2Gentiva® Health Services to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences 3
... refrigerator on the market today. The horseshoe ... The contoured drain channels away moisture for ... are coated with a tough, baked-on epoxy ... is reversible. The interior of the refrigerator ...
... laboratory system for pH and temperature measurements. ... when used with a temperature probe (ATC) ... easy one and two-point calibration with Auto-Find ... 1.68, 4.00, 7.00, 10.01 and 12.45) and ...
... The F340 is a basic laboratory ... compensated pH results can be obtained when ... a 3-in-1 electrode. • Fast and easy ... buffer recognition for five buffers (pH 1.68, ...
... high-end microplate reader with outstanding sensitivity and ... Fluorescence Intensity - FRET , Fluorescence Polarization ... , Luminescence , , , ... reader with fastest read times. The ultimate ...
Medicine Products: