Across the country, students experiencing homelessness are significantly more likely to have asthma than their housed peers, regardless of race and primary nighttime residence. Learn more about asthma rates in different localities, absenteeism rates due to asthma attacks, and more with ICPH's newest infographic marking May as Asthma Awareness Month.

Suicide rates among high school students are on the rise, with suicide now ranking as the second-highest cause of death among adolescents aged 15–19.

To mark May as Mental Health Awareness Month, ICPH's newest commentary explores the prevalence of mental health challenges among NYC's homeless high school students and highlights the important role that schools can play in supporting their needs.

Bringing Homelessness into the Conversation for May's Foster Care Awareness Month

Conference sessions will provide an opportunity to build bridges across the field of family homelessness, providing colleagues from all backgrounds with strategies to reduce the impact of poverty and homelessness on children and families.  Proposal submissions must be received by June 10, 2019.

The $125 registration fee includes a full conference pass, tickets for site visits (pre-registration required), breakfast and lunch on both full days of the conference, as well as the opening night reception.

ICPH's report, School Instability Factors , part of the Student Homelessness in New York City series, explores the prevalence of school transfers and chronic absenteeism among homeless students, which schools and districts have the highest rates of each, and which students are at higher risk of experiencing these instability factors.