Research :: Health Care for Homeless Youth: Policy Options for Improving Access

This issue brief, developed by the Center for Adolescent Health & the Law, presents an overview of the health care issues faced by homeless adolescents and young adults.

TOPIC(S)

Access & Utilization, Policy, Reports, Special Populations, Young Adults

DATE POSTED

February 11, 2009

AUTHOR(S)

M Halley, A English

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2009-Homeless-Brief

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