How Substance Use Affects Child Welfare Systems

After more than a decade of sustained declines in the national foster care caseload, the number of children entering foster care began to rise in 2012. Between 2012 and 2016, the number of children in foster care nationally rose by 10 percent, from 397,600 to 437,500. Although the experience of individual states varied, more than […]

Isn’t it Funny that…..Heroin…?

I think that we are a funny bunch, here in America! When there are certain “ugly” or upsetting  concerns pertaining to or impacting certain groups within a community, it stays within that community. Everyone is okay with it, so it seems. So no real hoopla surrounds the issue at all. Rather, the issues are confined […]