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Drug abuse leads to kids going into foster care, adoption

ROANOKE COUNTY – Many kids are ending up in foster care because of drugs, and it’s a growing problem across Virginia.    Addicted parents are struggling with day-to-day life and leaving kids behind. Dakota and Jasmine were born into different families, but have

Officials work to cut prescription drug abuse

The Chenango Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition has been working for three years to get old prescriptions out of residents’ medicine and kitchen cabinets and properly disposed of. The coalition was formed shortly after the Chenango County Health Department saw a spike