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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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Ken Mullner

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

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Adam Pertman

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The Other Mother

Years ago, and yes, sometimes today, the women who gave adopted children life were kept secret, shunned, and even told to move on and forget about their babies. As if they ever could. Luckily today, open adoption is more common and embraced, and in cases where it isn’t, the birthmom is still treated with respect. If you’ve ever wanted to know more about what that first mom went and still goes through, Adoptionconnection.com has some great stories.

Posted: 2/21/08