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ADHS Vital Records team helps get adoptions off to a strong start

By | December 19th, 2022|Licensing|

On a beautiful Saturday morning recently, more than 100 Arizona foster children began their new lives when they were adopted by loving families. A team from the ADHS Bureau of Vital Records was there to help. Maricopa County Superior Court’s National Adoption Day was part of a nationwide event held each year to raise awareness [...]

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AZ Leads the Way to Reducing Teen Pregnancies

By | April 10th, 2012|Prevention|

Teen pregnancy is a key public health indicator because of the profound negative health outcomes related to a lack of education and economic opportunity.   For example, only about 50% of teen mothers receive a high school diploma versus approximately 90% of their peers.  The disadvantages caused by a teen pregnancy can last a lifetime- and even spill over to [...]


By | February 18th, 2010|Uncategorized|

The MY LIFE program is an award winning approach to helping youth that have experience mental health, substance abuse and/or foster care-related issues to use their experiences, talents and voice to make positive changes in their lives while helping others to do the same.  MY LIFE provides an excellent opportunity for youth to have an [...]

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