➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
US: Heroin Epidemic Drives Spike In Foster Care, Could Cause Orphanages To ‘Come Back’
Daily Caller – December 18, 2016
The opioid epidemic crippling the U.S. is wreaking havoc on the lives of the children of addicts and beginning to overwhelm state foster care programs.
Information Gateway resource: Heroin/Other Opioids and Child Welfare: https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/systemwide/bhw/casework/families-sud/drug/heroin/