Read about various topics about foster care! We feature tips on becoming a foster parent, testimonials from our current foster parents and foster children, and mental health advice.
This week we are featuring Depression. Depression is a mental health disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. Depression affects how you feel, think, and behave and can lead to multiple emotional and physical problems. Symptoms of depression may include feelings of sadness, hopelessness, angry outbursts, irritability, loss of interest […]Read
Open Arms want to ensure that everyone has information about mental health. This slide show gives information about mental health, myths surrounding mental health, warning signs that your mental health is struggling, and prevention and recovery for mental health. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us if you need professional health. We will […]Read
This week, we are featuring Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. PTSD is a disorder in which a person has difficulty recovering after experiencing or witnessing a traumatizing event. Symptoms of PTSD include agitation, irritability, isolation, fear, anxiety, loss of interest in activities, insomnia, fear, flashbacks, and emotional detachment. Facts and statistics about PTSD: – 70% of […]Read