A Guide on Psychotropic Medications for Youth in Foster Care*

If you are a young person in foster care, you may have a lot of stress in your life. You may hurt a lot inside. Sometimes your coping skills are overwhelmed. You may need extra help to handle your feelings and improve your health. To help make decisions about your health and psychotropic medications, click on the links below to find information developed just for you.

*Brochures linked to by permission of National Resource Center for Youth Development ( and The University of Oklahoma OUTREACH.

Department of Children's Services off-site link

Tennessee Foster and Adoptive Care Association off-site link

CamelliaNetwork off-site link

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