➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
PA: Children and Youth Services Sees Firsthand Effects of Opioids
Centre County Gazette – June 18, 2017
The opioid crisis is shaping the way Children and Youth Services workers operate, as caseworkers, who enter the homes of clients and become intimate with their lives, deal more and more with drug and alcohol addiction. This comes at a time when CYS offices across the state are reporting a significant increase in the number of child abuse and neglect referrals, according to the Child Welfare Resource Center.