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Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder May Reduce Substantiated Cases of Child Abuse and Neglect

Description
Highlights a study on the correlation between opioid use disorder (OUD) and child maltreatment. Specifically, the effect buprenorphine treatment for OUD has on rates of maltreatment. Discusses challenges and considerations for rural areas.
Author(s)
Robin Ghertner, Mir M. Ali
Date
01/2021
Type
Document
Organization
HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
Tagged as
Child welfare · Children and youth · Families · Illicit drug use · Prescription drug misuse · Public health · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data