➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
US: Another voice: Children of the opioid epidemic (Opinion)
New York Times – January 16, 2017
After declining for several years, the number of children in foster care jumped 8 percent nationally, to 428,000, between fiscal years 2012 and 2015, the most recent data available. Experts say opioid abuse accounts for a lot of that increase.