➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
US: Drug epidemic side effect (Opinion)
Daily Independent – January 25, 2017
Of the many negative aspects of the drug-addiction epidemic in this region, the strain on finding adequate foster care for the children who have been removed from their homes is one of the saddest and increasingly difficult. Pennsylvania, Kentucky and West Virginia have all reported an increase in children entering foster care in the last few years at a higher rate than they are leaving.
Information Gateway resource: Substance Use by Parents and Caregivers: https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/can/factors/contribute/parentcaregiver/substance/
Also: Foster parents needed in region: http://www.glasgowdailytimes.com/community/foster-parents-needed-in-region/article_e3cc86bb-3c02-5b5a-a640-26e8802196b3.html
Also: Glasgow woman role model for those considering becoming involved in life-changing calling (Opinion): http://www.bgdailynews.com/opinion/our_opinion/glasgow-woman-role-model-for-those-considering-becoming-involved-in/article_ba67401f-b1d4-51c7-8b5a-ddbd4221d1fc.html