There are not enough foster families to care for kids suffering the effects of trauma in the system.
Adoptive parents run out of resources and stamina to raise children that come with so many unexpected challenges. Their families are falling apart. The risk for adoption relinquishment is extremely high—at the very moment you’re reading this—in many adoptive homes worldwide.
So as a society, we don’t often stop to ponder,
How do we stop this cycle in the first place?
We’re all short on time. But for just about 4 minutes, please watch our conversation below with Dr. Alston, psychiatrist at the Institute for Attachment and Child Development. Future generations count on us, right now, to start the conversation.