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Drugging Our Kids

This fall the San Jose Mercury News published a five-part investigation into the overprescription of psychiatric drugs for foster youth.

L.A. County supervisors debate whether to lock up at-risk foster youth

This article in the LA Times discusses the struggle LA County is having in breaking the link between children in foster care and the insidious forces of human trafficking.

Young Minds Advocacy Project

This post from the Young Minds Advocacy Project talks about how hard it is for foster youth placed out of county to get access to the mental health services they need and are legally entitled to....

Foster Youth Museum

The Foster Youth Museum was created by former foster youth to educate social workers and the public about the experience of being in foster care. See where its next exhibit will be.

Thousands Of Young People Likely Affected By “Out-Of-County” Barriers To Care

This post from the Young Minds Advocacy Project talks about how hard it is for foster youth placed out of county to get access to the mental health services they need and are legally entitled to....

youth.gov

This website is full of fantastic resources about programs that help youth succeed.