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  • 16-Month-Old Overdoses On Heroin After Finding Mom’s Stash 18 Aug 2017 18:11 Daily Caller A 16-month-old baby suffered a near-fatal drug overdose Wednesday after finding and ingesting heroin from baggies belonging to his mother. Daisha Clark, a 26-year-old mother living in Yorktown, Ind., allegedly found her infant son with a small plastic …
  • Opioid crisis strains foster care system; programs aim to keep kids with mom 18 Aug 2017 12:37 News-Medical.net August 18, 2017 After Raven Mosser gave birth six years ago, she woke up to a social worker in her hospital room. Her newborn son had been born exposed to opioids — drugs she had been abusing for years. If she didn't get clean, she was at risk of …
  • States Work To Keep Opioid Epidemic From Splitting Up Families 17 Aug 2017 18:42 MSNBC After Raven Mosser gave birth six years ago, she woke up to a social worker in her hospital room. Her newborn son had been born exposed to opioids — drugs she had been abusing for years. If she didn’t get clean, she was at risk of losing him. Mosser, 26, …
  • State Highlights: Ohio Co-Op Accused Of Fraud; California Heads Toward Serious Doctor Shortage 16 Aug 2017 17:12 kaiserhealthnews.org Media outlets report on news from Ohio, California, Maryland, Missouri, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Texas, Arizona and Colorado. Columbus Dispatch: Did Healthcare Co-Op Rip Off Small Ohio Communities? A 4-year-old group of governments created to lower …
  • Foster parents needed in Chautauqua County 14 Aug 2017 05:12 The OBSERVER MAYVILLE — The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services is hosting a Foster Parent Open House and Orientation on Thursday, Aug. 17 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Cassadaga Community Center, 25 Maple Ave. in Cassadaga. The purpose of this event …
  • SPECIAL REPORT-As Trumpcare bill languishes, former opioid users cling to lifeline 11 Aug 2017 15:58 Reuters (For more Reuters Special Reports, double-click on) By Yasmeen Abutaleb PORTSMOUTH, Ohio, Aug 11 (Reuters) - Dusti Hill scooped her two-year-old daughter, Porter, into her arms one day this June in a room filled with toys and cartoon murals, relishing …
  • CBS News shines spotlight on Ohio’s children of addicted parents 08 Aug 2017 19:54 WKBN BLUE CREEK, Ohio (CBS News and WKBN) – The opioid crisis is taking a heavy toll on children across the country and Ohio is one of the hardest hit areas. The children of addicts are left with a heavy burden when parents choose drugs over them. CBS News …
  • Opioid Crisis Impeding Reunification for Ohio Families 08 Aug 2017 07:28 Public News Service About 4,800 of the more than 24,000 Ohio kids who exited foster care in 2016 were reunified with their families. (Pixabay) August 8, 2017 COLUMBUS, Ohio – When a child is removed from their home, the ultimate goal is to get them back with their families. …
  • Ohio foster care system flooded with children of drug addicts 07 Aug 2017 23:27 CBS News BLUE CREEK, Ohio -- On a winding trail in southeastern Ohio, four children symbolize the devastating consequences of the opioid epidemic, reports CBS News correspondent Dean Reynolds. Delaney, Liam, Finnian and Connally are living with their aunt Suzanne …
  • Couple fosters 13 children left by addicted parents 07 Aug 2017 03:37 CNN "It blows my mind," Cyndi says. "There are babies in the hospital waiting because of this heroin epidemic for a family that will be able to take care of them."Walk into the Swafford home and you'll find it filled with baby bottles, …