Archive | Technology/ Cell Phones

For Homeless LGBTQ Teens, a Phone Can Be a Lifesaver (2015)

http://www.wired.com/2015/07/homeless-lgbtq-teens-phone-can-lifesaver/ Alessandra Ram Search terms: lgbt, lgbtq, gay, homeless youth, cellphone, technology Summary: Christopher Wood was thrown out of his home because of his sexuality and credits his cellphone with saving his life. Now he hopes to expand his effort to provide homeless LGBTQ youth with cellphones across the country soon. The ultimate goal is […]

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Cell Phone Use among Homeless Youth: Potential for New Health Interventions and Research (2011)

Cell Phone Use among Homeless Youth: Potential for New Health Interventions and Research http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3232411/ E Rice , A Lee and S Taitt Search Terms: homeless youth, cell phone usage, intervention, Los Angeles, social support Summary: Cell phone use has become nearly ubiquitous among adolescents in the United States. Despite the potential for cell phones to […]

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Social Networking Technology, Social Network Composition, and Reductions in Substance Use Among Homeless Adolescents (2011)

Social Networking Technology, Social Network Composition, and Reductions in Substance Use Among Homeless Adolescents http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3040814/ Eric Rice, Norweenta G. Milburn and William Monro Search Terms: homeless youth, alcoholism, drugs, cellphone, los angeles, prevention, technology Summary: Peer-based prevention programs for homeless youth are complicated by the potential for reinforcing high-risk behaviors among participants. The goal of […]

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