Tag: the opioid crisis

Reopening schools: a potential second orphaning

A young child with medium skin, curly brown hair, and a pink face mask, being held by an older woman with silver hair, light skin, and a black-and-white striped face mask.

In my community, we have lots of children who are raised either partially or totally by their grandparents, whose families have been devastated by the opioid epidemic. This is a pretty common story here in Indiana and in other places across the country. While it’s unlikely that these kids will themselves succumb to complications of […]