When a treatment facility is forced to close because of years of repeated patient abuses as well as for not providing the basic care, it seems at first a victory. When you understand the broken state of mental healthcare in our state, it's really at best, a step sideways.
Dear 2012 me, congratulations! You are now the parent of two blonde hair blue-eyed boys. It's July 24 -- your first gotcha day (yeah, yeah, that's a controversial phrase -- but it works for us). Today is the first day of the most thrilling, exhausting, frustrating, scary yet incredibly rewarding adventure you could ever imagine. … Continue reading Seven Reflections on Foster Care and Adoption