Child Welfare & the opioid crisis, Part 2: The rising (human) cost of drug addiction

“Do you know where my mother is?” “What’s going on?” “When can I go home?” NH Circuit Court Judge Susan Ashley hears these questions regularly from children in her courtroom. Confused and scared, they come to court because they are at the center of the growing number of child neglect cases in New Hampshire that involve allegations of parental opioid abuse. READ MORE