A Troubled Life of Truancy, Drugs Leads to Foster Care, Early Death

Only a few years apart, Andrew Lavin and Jennifer Cohen grew up together, first in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, and then in Staten Island, where their mother moved them when they were 9 and 11, respectively . . .

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Race, Ethnicity Affect Kids’ Access To Mental Health Care, Study Finds

Nubia Flores Miranda works part time at Family Paths, a counseling and mental health organization in Oakland, Calif. Miranda, a psychology major at San Francisco State University, said she became interested in a career in mental health after she started experiencing depression and anxiety her freshman year in high school. (Heidi de Marco/KHN)

Youth Bereavement Support Services Grants

Subject: Child Welfare, Youth Welfare, Mental Health | Deadline: Ongoing . . .

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Garbage Bag Suitcase: A Memoir

“I always felt isolated and alone” in foster care, begins Shenandoah Chefalo in “Garbage Bag Suitcase.” “As soon as I understood that the suffering I felt as a child was being felt by millions of other children, I knew it was time to write this book . . .

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Selfishly Selfless: Social Anxiety, Addiction and the Benefits of Service

People in recovery vividly recall their first experiences with drugs and alcohol as teenagers . . .

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