We’ve been exploring holes in the safety net for teens struggling with drugs and alcohol. Now, we look toward solutions.
If you’re a teenager in Anchorage struggling with homelessness, hunger, or addiction there are few places to turn. One of the few organizations in Anchorage helping at-risk teens on their own terms is hidden in plain sight in one of the city’s busiest buildings.
In Anchorage, criminal offenses by minors referred to the DJJ has dropped by nearly half in the past decade – except severe drug and alcohol offenses.