An expert report found that New Mexico’s child welfare system has housed foster kids in homeless shelters and other inappropriate settings.
Youth crisis shelters aren’t set up to deal with foster youth who need intensive mental health treatment. When teens try to harm themselves or others, staff resort to calling 911.
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