➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway
US: Opinion: A national resilience strategy can help prevent deaths from despair
STAT – November 28, 2017
Model programs for families struggling with opioid and other substance misuse disorders have been twice as effective in helping mothers achieve sobriety, have reduced placement of children in state custody by half, and had a return on investment of $2.22 for every $1 spent on child welfare programs.
Also: Report: Pain in the Nation: http://www.healthyamericans.org/assets/files/TFAH-2017-PainNationRpt-FINAL.pdf
Also: Information Gateway resource: Intensive Family Preservation Services: https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/supporting/preservation/intensivie/