Health, Wellness and Substance Use Resources
As the opioid epidemic forces increasing numbers of children out of the custody of their parents and into foster care, grandparents are stepping in. Throughout the country parents are overdosing, being incarcerated are homeless or banned from parenting. Those grandparents who are raising grandchildren face the daunting task of not only caring for young children and navigating complex child welfare systems, but also coping with their adult offspring’s addiction.
The below links and resources promote wellness and recovery in the field of mental health, substance use prevention and treatment.
*The below list is not all-inclusive and is intended as a guidepost.
Congress established (SAMHSA) in 1992 making substance use & mental disorder information, services more accessible.