The story of a special little boy, who lived at our agency, while trying to find a home that would take him. He later was orphaned by the opiate epidemic. Both his parents lost their lives to addiction. And the heartwarming story of the family who took him in, and now needs our help.
It's been a few months of blog silence but it's time to regroup and speak to you all again. Thank you for your patience with my silence, the holidays/work/family took precedence for a while. The caseloads for the child welfare caseworkers in my agency have been overwhelming the past few months. While we've remained steady... Continue Reading →
In 2012, healthcare professionals wrote 259 million prescriptions for opioids. Enough to medicate every adult in the united states, around the clock for a month. The United States accounts for 4.9% of the world's population. Yet, we consume 80% of the world's opiates and 99 % of the world's hydrocodone. It's time to fight back. And... Continue Reading →