Educating the Community on Foster Care Systems

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A Special Message From Our President, Sandy Shugart, Valencia College President

We are supporting his position from our partner in Higher Education.

Helping Children and Teens with Attention Deficit Disorder

Do you struggle with anxiety? Here’s how to recognize the signs, symptoms, and different types of anxiety—and find the relief you need.

is a chronic mental illness that causes dramatic shifts in a person’s mood, energy and ability to think clearly.

Bipolar Disorder-naomi.pdf

Tips for Recharging and Finding Balance

Mental Wellness Checklist

is more than just feeling sad or going through a rough patch. Click on the link below

By Sarah Powell | Jul. 17,

Myth: Mental health conditions are uncommon.

Do you know what the warning signs of child abuse and neglect are? Learn how to spot the signs and make a difference in a child’s life.

Resources for People Working with Children in Foster Care

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders are a group of birth defects that can happen when a pregnant woman drinks alcohol. Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is the most severe type of the disorder.

Practical Parenting Tips for Home and School

The Health Benefits of Humor and Laughter

To Learn the Signs of Depression in Teens and How You Can Help

People often keep their habit a secret, but the urge to self-harm isn’t uncommon, especially in adolescents and young adults. Many overcome it with treatment.

Will the habits I have now really make a difference when I'm older?

The Forgotten History Behind Father's Day

Many American men found the idea too effeminate for their liking!!

Some people with mental health conditions experience relief and hope when they get a diagnosis. Others may feel like a diagnosis is "just words

Understand how bullying begins and learn the warning signs to look for if you think your child might be experiencing a bully.

Social Media and Mental Health

While many of us enjoy staying connected on social media, excessive use can fuel feelings or anxiety, depression, isolation, and Fear of Missing out (FOMO).