Nicole Keys, 18, says Kent Youth and Family Services provided her with counseling, which allowed her to feel better about going into crowded spaces, such as the grocery store where she now works. (Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times)
Nicole Keys says Kent Youth and Family Services provided her with counseling, which allowed her to feel better about going into crowded spaces, such as the grocery store where she now works. (Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times)
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When the bullying became unbearable, teen reached for help — and found a lifeline in Kent

The turnaround for the teen came with therapy at Kent Youth and Family Services, a nonprofit focused on healthy development for youth and families that benefits from reader donations to The Seattle Times Fund for Those in Need. Updated

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