➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway
PA: Heroin crisis turns back clock on grandparents, making them struggling parents again
Penn Live – December 11, 2017
In Pennsylvania, about 88,000 grandparents are raising 195,000 grandchildren. In about 40 percent of those cases, drug or alcohol addiction is the main reason for the children being placed with the grandparents. But these figures don’t tell the full story.