Saturday, July 11, 2009

Substance abuse and child abuse - huge social problem

According to the New York State Office Of Child and Family Services as of December 31, 2008 there were 25,878 children in Foster Care In New York State.

The National Center On Child Abuse Prevention Research has a fact sheet which outlines major points about the relationship between substance abuse and child maltreatment. Here is part of what the fact sheet says:

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This is article #16 in a series on substance abuse a Family Disease.

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