➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway
US: How the Opioid Epidemic Harms Youth and Families
Chronicle of Social Change – June 29, 2017
The second most common cause for entry into foster care system nationwide, parental substance use disorder consistently jeopardizes child health and safety. An uptick in the use of opioids and other substances has led to a rise in the number of children being removed from their homes due to parental substance abuse.