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How Trauma Changes the Brain and Body

How Trauma Changes the Brain and Body

It is not a surprise that many children in the foster care system have experienced some sort of trauma in their lives. Whether that is physical, emotional, verbal, or sexual, trauma of some sort is sadly inevitable in most cases. It is important as foster care...

5 Ways to Help Fight the Stigma Around Mental Health

5 Ways to Help Fight the Stigma Around Mental Health

5 Ways to Help Fight the Stigma Around Mental Health In the past decade or so, the conversation around mental health has become more popular. With the increase in conversation, also comes an increase in the amount and types of stigma that surround it. Many find the...

Foster Care Types: Your Guide to Making a Decision

Foster Care Types: Your Guide to Making a Decision

Each agency has different foster care types for families to choose from. The type of foster care you decide on will depend on your needs and the needs of the foster child. In this blog post, we will discuss the types of foster care available through Choices For Life,...

Mental Health Tips for Teenagers

Mental Health Tips for Teenagers

Mental health is a huge issue that affects many people, but it can be especially hard for teenagers. The teenage years are often difficult and confusing with so much changing in the brain, hormones, and social life. It's important to remember that you're not alone...

What to Expect Before Your Foster Child Arrives

What to Expect Before Your Foster Child Arrives

There are so many things that run through your mind when you’re expecting a new addition to your foster family. Whether it’s your first foster child or your tenth, there is some familiarity to the thoughts running through your mind before each child joins your family....

Welcome to the Choices for Life Blog

Welcome to the Choices for Life Blog

We are excited to offer additional resources through our new Choices for Life blog! As you know, Choices for Life is a licensed Child Placing and Counseling Agency in both Oklahoma and Georgia. Our services go beyond to help break stereotypes, offer emotional support,...