Becoming a foster parent is one of the most rewarding adventures you’ll ever experience.
The journey may seem daunting at first with so many variables you’re probably thinking about as you begin. But do not fear, there are plenty of supports for you. Don’t get overwhelmed. (more…)
Becoming a foster parent is a life-changing opportunity for both you and the children you take into your home. Most importantly, though, this type of care can break the cycle of poverty, meaning you’re helping people for generations to come.
Most abuse is overshadowed by dark secrecy, kept hidden from the rest of us because of fear and shame. Physical, emotional and substance abuse has a lasting impact on the brain.
The problem with abuse is even when the victim gets away from the person who is abusing them, the psychological effects of the abuse can last a lifetime. Many people don’t realize how much abuse can affect mental health, and why it affects it so much. Today we will be discussing the long-term psychological effects of abuse.
Functioning alcoholics won’t be found drinking on the streets with bottles wrapped in brown paper bags. Instead, these addicts spend evenings running marathon after-work drinking sessions that almost always last longer than even they anticipate.
You know how the joke goes — if you can’t fix the technology, ask the resident five-year-old. But are our children using technology responsibly?
We often talk about drug usage, and the dangers associated with the different kinds of drugs millions of people in America are taking. One of the biggest dangers of recreational drug usage is addiction.