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From CTV News—A community-based initiative is connecting young Manitobans with mental health care and other supports — all under the same roof.

It’s called Huddle, a self-described ‘one-stop shop’ for youth needing help, care, or just a place to hang out.

Six Huddle sites opened in the province last May, including one on Broadway near the Manitoba Legislative Building.

“I was in a really rough spot in my life last year,” Natasha, a Huddle Broadway participant, told CTV News Winnipeg.

Natasha started visiting Huddle Broadway in September and stops by most weekdays. She’s one of nearly 3,000 youth who have attended Huddle Broadway since its opening.

“I feel safe here. I feel comfortable,” Natasha said. “I can be myself. I can make friends, which I absolutely love.”

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