1-800-273-8255 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

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September: Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.  This month the Huck House Blog will focus on suicide and mental health statistics, risk factors, warning signs and what to do if you, or someone you know, needs help. Suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death in people ages 10 – 24 90% of people who […]

Huck House Alumni Event

  In 47 years, many incredible people have walked through the doors of Huck House. Join us to reconnect with former staff, board members, and volunteers…. Wednesday, August 9, 2017 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Rooks Tavern, 195 Chittenden Avenue, Columbus, OH 43201   We want to hear from you, whether you are able to […]

Why should we support Pride?

On Saturday, June 17, about 50 Huck House youth, staff, and friends will march in the 2017 Pride Parade.   When one of our family counselors asked if he could put together a group to march in this year’s pride parade, “yes” was such an easy and automatic answer that we didn’t think too much […]

Huck House Youth Award Winner Chakhinia “Chi Chi” Galbraith

Anyone who meets Chi Chi knows instantly there is something special about her. She never gets down about her circumstances, but stays focused on creating a positive future for herself. Raised and adopted through the foster care system, she didn’t grow up in the easiest environment. When circumstances caused her to leave home and family […]

Huck House Youth Award Winner Aniyha Rivers

At the age of 17, Aniyha felt that she could become homeless at any moment due to intense conflict with her mother that often resulted in Aniyha being kicked out. Aniyha had lived with her mom since the age of 13 and never felt like her mom really wanted her in the home. Due to […]

Huck House Youth Award Winner Jerman D. Price

Jerman first went to the Star House in the summer of 2016 at the age of 20. At that time, due to a lack of support from loved ones and himself, he was homeless and unemployed, and living between a tent and a shelter. Jerman gained employment through the Godman Guild and began making steps […]

Huck House Youth Award Winner Sara Parker

When Sara first came to Focus Learning Academy in 2015, she had one credit under her belt. She has faced a tremendous amount of adversity throughout her life and she has risen above it all to become a successful student as well as a positive individual. Sara battled abuse, drugs, and a life of crime. […]

Huck House Youth Award Winner James Norvett

Huck House Youth Award Winner Nikia Glenn-Falls

Nikia suffered a personal tragedy that would bring most of us to our knees. Two years ago, her mother was murdered in front of her. During the days following her mother’s death, Nikia looked to Walnut Ridge High School for support. She questioned how normalcy would ever return to her life. Slowly she began to […]