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Especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, strengthening what we call your “personal shield” is critical to building your resiliency. Catherine, NRS Intern, offers easy ways to strengthen your personal shield.
It’s important to know who you can reach out to when you’re struggling or in crisis. Our “Who’s on your Bus” activity can help identify the safe, supportive people in your life.
Daniel, NRS volunteer, shared a story with us recently about a young woman who felt isolated because of her household’s strict rules.
While colleges and universities take preventative steps against COVID-19, many students who relied on school for food, housing and hygiene may experience significant challenges. The National Runaway Safeline is still here to help.
The holiday season is an exciting time for most people. It is a chance to take a break from everyday life, spend time with loved ones, and reflect. For college students, it means leaving campus to return home. Most university campuses close their dorms during the winter break. This can be incredibly difficult for college students experiencing homelessness.
Heading back to school is an exciting, hectic time. The daily schedule of millions of children in the United States is flipped as they get back to learning. For children experiencing homelessness, however, this time of year can represent a difficult point of readjustment.
Allyson Bondy, Crisis Services Intern, takes a look at how NRS’ curriculum helps youth learn about internet safety.
Our relationships with our peers have a huge impact on our daily lives. Allyson Bondy, Crisis Services Intern, discusses how NRS’ Let’s Talk: Runaway Prevention Curriculum can help you explore how your peers influence your life in both positive and negative ways.
Winter is here and we have months of cold weather ahead of us. Here are a few resources available for people experiencing homelessness and tips for shelter and outreach providers.
Most of the United States is mired in the doldrums of winter, with heavy snow and frigid air, which can make even the heartiest soul become surly or ill-tempered. However, there is a week that is observed during this time that can bring some warmth to the soul.