Self-esteem may be key to success for Portland's homeless youth, PSU study finds

Service providers for youth experiencing homelessness typically focus on the big three: food, shelter and health care. But a new study from Portland State University Community Psychology graduate student Katricia Stewart shows overall well-being is just as important.’In the end, they’re still just kids and young adults who need to enjoy themselves and have creative outlets and make friends,’ Stewart said.
Source: EurekaAlert, https://www.eurekalert.org