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Jul 29, 2020

Over 300 homeless youths ages 14-25 come to the Youth Empowered Society (YES) Drop-in Center every year. They come for food, clothing, mental health counseling, job training, housing and rental assistance, and many more basic services. But COVID-19 is presenting even greater challenges for clients and has forced the staff to rethink service delivery models. YES executive director Blair Franklin talks with Dr. Josh Sharfstein about these challenges, innovations in care provision, dealing with staff exhaustion and burnout, and the added impacts of racial violence and protests on clients and staff. More about YES available at: