By Barbara Granger, CFP, Family Coordinator, Via Hope
TX System of Care Family Involvement Specialist

Raising any child can be a challenge, but raising an adoptive child holds additional challenges. The child you’ve hoped and dreamed for came with more than you thought you could handle.  More times than not, you are unaware of medical histories, including mental health. As the child is maturing, mental health challenges may start emerging – some more severe than others.