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Young Adults and Addiction: The Benefits of Inpatient Care

For many young people, drug use and experimentation is a rite of passage of sorts. However, experimenting with drugs and alcohol is far from harmless, and can often result in lifelong...

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Susan Soon-Keum Cox

Adoptee and the vice president of public policy and external...

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An adoptive parent and executive director of the National...

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Adam Pertman

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Healing from Heartbreak

Not all adoptions come with a happy ending. In fact, there are several tales of failed adoption. It's a very real loss for would be parents and for other members of the family, and it can be just as heart-wrenching as if the child had been in the family for years before the loss occurred. Never fear, there are ways to cope, and Adoption.com can assure you that you are not alone.

Posted: 2/25/08