Addiction involving newborn babies and infants has hit the stories appearing in various media in communities everywhere.

The problem … (click on the link below to view a recent story on the news)

Fentanyl found on Pittsburgh baby’s clothing, pacifier, and toys

A Pittsburgh woman is facing child endangerment and drug possession charges after police searched her purse and found Fentanyl powder inside along with the baby’s clothing, pacifier, and toys. Jail sources tell us 30-year-old Jennifer Zang is in custody tonight.

There is help for children and parents in getting clean.  One such story comes out of Latrobe in Westmoreland County.

 

Latrobe nonprofit director aims to help mothers, babies coping with drug withdrawal

She raised six children and worked in counseling, including addiction recovery, but Dawn Hennessey was unprepared to meet the needs of an infant exposed to opioid drugs in the womb. Hennessey is the legal guardian of a boy born with neonatal abstinence syndrome, a drug withdrawal condition.

Pray for the children and their families caught in the horrendous cycle of addiction.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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