Support of caregivers of youth for health care, behavioral, and mental health services.
"One in five American adults experienced a mental health issue. One in 10 young people experienced a period of major depression. One in 20 Americans lived with a serious mental illness, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or major depression."
Need to know more about a mental health problem? MentalHealth.gov not only provides information on the different types of mental health problems, it also provides resources on how to seek treatment and make steps toward recovery.
Does someone you know have a mental illness? This website promotes continuous dialogue and discussion about mental health. In doing so, there is information that is geared toward friends, family, and professionals of those who have a mental illness to help increase understanding and support.
Are you a young person looking for help? Visit this link.
Need to find a mental health facility near you? This website provides a treatment locater, where you enter in your zip code. This is a great tool to find the nearest treatment location.
Click on the links below to start reading information on mental health, and start decreasing stigma today!
Fostering Success Michigan is a program of The New Foster Care that aims to increase access and success in higher education and post-college careers for youth with experience in foster care. Learn how you can contribute to building a holistic network that insulates (i.e., strengthens protective factors and reduces risks) the education to career "pipeline."Make a Donation