➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway
DE: State Works to Prevent, Recognize and Treat Substance Exposure in Infants (Press release)
State of Delaware – September 14, 2017
Delaware and the nation are struggling with an addiction epidemic, a fact that is well known. Less well known is that the addiction epidemic is impacting pregnant women and their infants in increasing numbers. In 2016, there were 431 reports of substance exposed infants to the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families, a sharp increase from the previous year.