TAY Mental Health Support

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Did you know that according to the CDC, among adolescents aged 12-17 years in 2018-2019, 15.1% of them had a major depressive episode, 36.7% of them had persistent feelings of sadness or hopelessness and 18.8% seriously considered attempting suicide? Across the state of California and the US, there are many foster youth who suffer from different mental health issues, and it can be difficult and tiring to cope with them. Mental health is crucial for our daily lives, so iFoster Youth created this mental health toolkit to address the needs of foster youth and mental health.

This Mental Health Toolkit for Foster Youth is a comprehensive resource designed to support the mental well-being of foster youth created by foster youth. It focuses on providing valuable resources, advocating for foster youth rights, promoting peer support, and highlighting the importance of mental health.

This toolkit addresses some of the unique challenges faced by foster youth. It provides them with the necessary tools to navigate their mental health journey. It emphasizes the importance of self-care, resilience, and seeking help when needed. These resources are specifically tailored to foster youth's needs, offering a safe and supportive environment for them to express their emotions and seek guidance. By prioritizing mental health, we can create a brighter future for foster youth.


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