According to research, children and young adults placed in foster or adoptive homes may experience significant stress and trauma due to difficulty with the foster care system, problematic placements, and neglectful or abusive foster parents and siblings.
Being adopted into a loving home, may cause a child to fear being given up or neglected.
Children adopted at a young age that are unaware of their birth family, can cause high levels of stress, and anxiety due to not knowing who they are and where they come from.
“Currently, there are approximately 438,000 children in the foster care system in the United States.”
With attending Star Point Counseling center, many adoptees, foster children, those who have left foster care are able to improve their quality of life and well-being.