May 4, 2018

Pennsylvania Opioid Use and The Impact on Children

Addiction to opioids has a great affect on the health and wellbeing of children and families. The American Academy of Pediatrics has prioritized the needs of children impacted by the opioid crisis as a key part of its advocacy efforts. As child welfare programs become involved, the Academy supports family-centered approaches like The Family Check-Up facilitated by the Homewood-Brushton Family Support Center.

To learn more about the local impact the opioid epidemic is having on Pennsylvania residents, read this fact sheet.

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