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New Research Supports Investing in the Needs of Young People in Foster Care During the Pandemic
Child Welfare

New Research Supports Investing in the Needs of Young People in Foster Care During the Pandemic

Adulting is hard, but for the 20,000 youth who “age out” of foster care each year, suddenly required to be self-sufficient, it is downright cruel. Historically, many youth who age out of foster care fail to achieve their full potential because they don’t enjoy the same parental support as kids who are not in foster care. Roughly 34 percent of non-foster care youth aged 18-to-34 still lived at home with their parents in 2015, according to one study, and during this time, they received approximately $48,000 in financial support.

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Ways Your Anxiety Is Costing You
Anxiety

Ways Your Anxiety Is Costing You

If you find yourself regularly feeling anxious, you’re not alone. Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in America, affecting 40 million adults — roughly 18% of the U.S. population — each year, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. What you might not realize is how much this anxiety is costing you, both from an emotional and economical standpoint.

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First-of-its-Kind National Partnership Aims to Redesign Child Welfare Into Child- and Family Well-Being Systems
Child Welfare

First-of-its-Kind National Partnership Aims to Redesign Child Welfare Into Child- and Family Well-Being Systems

The Children’s Bureau at HHS’ Administration for Children and Families, Casey Family Programs, the Annie E. Casey Foundation Visit disclaimer pageand Prevent Child Abuse America®Visit disclaimer page are partnering to launch a nationwide initiative to prove that it is possible to fundamentally rethink how child welfare systems function to prioritize strengthening families and building resiliency, rather than separating families.

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