Recognizing the Impact of Domestic Violence on Families and Children

The Impact of Domestic Violence on Children | SAFY
Minority Mental Health Month | SAFY

Examining Mental Health Care for Minorities 

What we know.  What we can do. During this extraordinary COVID crisis, families are learning how to cope with not only the physical limits of protecting themselves from the virus, but also their mental well-being. For some minority children and their families, receiving the proper mental health care has been exceptionally challenging.   With July designated …

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National Foster Care Month Celebrates Foster Parents and Families

What led you to become a foster parent? The question was posed to a variety of people from different ages and backgrounds — single, married, widowed or divorced. “We wanted to expand our family,” said the married couple after years of infertility challenges. “We wanted to start a family,” said the same-sex couple. “I have …

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Signs and Symptoms of Grief | SAFY

Recognizing Signs of Grief and Loss During Social Isolation and Quarantine

Just a few short months ago, families were counting the days until spring break, celebrating Valentine’s Day or arranging carpools for spring sports practices. There were no worries about spending time with friends after school or running to the grocery store. Social distancing and PPE were words not used in everyday conversation. Fast forward to …

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