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US: Trump Declares Opioid Abuse a Public Health Emergency. It’s a Crisis for Schools, Too
Education Week – October 26, 2017
The epidemic, which has strained resources for public services and law enforcement agencies, has also created challenges for schools, Education Week has reported. Those include supporting the children of addicted parents who’ve been placed in foster care, stocking overdose medications in school nurses offices, and rethinking drug prevention programs to address prescription medications and synthetic drugs like fentanyl.