San Francisco State Supports Foster Students

San Francisco State Supports Students

Dr. Sonja Lenz-Rashid, professor of Social Work, discusses the groundbreaking support San Francisco State University offers to foster youth, availing resources that can make or break student success.

This clip is a segment from the San Francisco Well Beings Tour event, How Child Poverty Shapes Mental Health, hosted by public media station KQED.

The Well Beings Tour is a series of community-based outreach events hosted by local public media stations across the country to demystify and normalize mental health matters, address discrimination and stigma, and encourage compassion. Check our tour schedule to learn more. is a mental health resource, not a crisis or suicide response website. If you are in crisis, or experiencing thoughts of suicide, please call or text the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline at 988. The service is free and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.