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Recreation: Part of the Journey from Crisis to Stability

Recreational activities such as sports, art, camping, and games contribute to youth health, wellbeing, and self-confidence. Engaging in physical activity has also been shown to reduce the physiological response to stressful situations, improving the ability to cope. 53% of youth experiencing homelessness drop out of school, and that can mean losing access to opportunities for these kinds of extracurricular activities. “Recreation activities help... youth explore strategies for resolving conflicts while recreating and playing. They learn to act fairly, plan [...]

Recreation: Part of the Journey from Crisis to Stability 2018-05-31T12:23:57+00:00