➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
PA: Heroin’s reach extends to the children of addicts
Associated Press – August 20, 2016
Struggles like Maholland’s are only becoming more commonplace, as Pennsylvania grapples with a heroin epidemic fueled by cheap access to the drug and the overprescription of painkillers that act as a gateway. But seldom do families speak publicly about addiction and its impact on children, given the stigma and shame that surrounds it.