Medicine Safety Tools

Mental Health Problems in Foster Care Children

Mental Health Problems in Foster Care ChildrenIf you care for a foster child and think he or she may have a mental health problem, you may want to talk with your child’s doctor to see if treatment is needed. The information in this handout can help you prepare for doctor visits and make decisions about treating your child.


Safe Medication Use

Two cupped hands holding pills.These guidelines (online and in PDF) can help you use your medicines more safely. The guidelines include how to prepare for a medical appointment, what to ask when you receive a prescription, and how to get your prescription filled. You will also learn how to store and use your medicines at home.



Page last reviewed March 2017
Page originally created March 2017
Internet Citation: Medicine Safety Tools. Content last reviewed March 2017. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.
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