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Becoming a foster parent starts with a solid foundation

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…)

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A child who is suffering from abuse

What Abuse Does to the Brain

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.
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