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Heroin Abuse Causes Heavy Strain on Foster Care System

Posted on: February 27, 2017 3:00 pm

Experts from child care agencies are seeing a heavier strain placed on Cincinnati-area foster care systems lately.  There is mounting evidence that heroin abuse is causing much of that strain.  Foster parents agree with leaders in the medical and child care field that the state of addiction in the community is worsening.  Calls to the 241-KIDS hotline normally run about 400 a month. But, in January, there were a record 700 of them.  More