Coping: Coping with Life in Homeless Shelters, 1st Edition

  • Published By: Rosen Young Adult
  • ISBN-10: 1508179034
  • ISBN-13: 9781508179030
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Available March 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019
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More than a quarter of a million people in the United States stay at some type of homeless shelter. One out of seven of those people is a youth, age eighteen or younger. Readers will learn that teens are especially vulnerable to the risks and consequences of living in a homeless shelter. The lack of privacy and the uncertain and chaotic atmosphere in a shelter often contribute to teen anxiety and depression. This revealing volume details the skills that can help teens cope with living in a homeless shelter and outlines the ways and tools for moving beyond it.