Mike Hardcastle was a foster parent for 9 years and has worked with kids from ages newborn to 16. He worked as a special needs foster parent and teen mentor for 7 years.
In his capacity as a group home supervisor, Mike has counseled teens with some of the most difficult problems; from sexual abuse, to teen pregnancy, to drug addictions. He has also helped kids through the "normal" growing pains that come with being a teen.
"Being a teen can be a confusing and trying time. It is also a time of great excitement, freedom and change. While you go through this topsy turvey phase in your life, I hope you will be able to find comfort in words of wisdom at the Teen Advice site."