Crosscut dispatches

Crosscut Dispatches

From the back rooms to the front lines, take an unflinching look at the issues, stakeholders and perspectives that shape our world.

After battling addiction, some WA youth face homelessness

"Patrick" is one of the thousands of Washington children and young adults who experience homelessness soon after exiting psychiatric and substance use disorder treatment. Through trial and tribulation, "Patrick" attempts to navigate the labyrinth of treatment, services and setbacks in search of the stability he needs to regain his footing.