➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
PA: State focuses on helping opioid-addicted parents kick habit, keep their children
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review – March 18, 2017
The hard reality was that her drug use could cost her custody of her child. Was it worth it? Hundreds of parents are faced with that question in Westmoreland County and across Pennsylvania, where parental substance abuse accounted for 8,423 valid child abuse allegations – 19 percent of the total, according to a 2015 report from the state Department of Human Services.