Kansas

Drug, alcohol abuse top reason for removing Kansas kids from home

Concern about drug and alcohol abuse by parents is the biggest reason hundreds of Kansas children are removed from their homes and placed in foster care each year, according to reports from the Kansas Department for Children and Families. Statewide, nearly 750 children were removed from their homes because of substance abuse by parents in fiscal year 2014, which ended June 30, The Wichita Eagle (http://bit.ly/1pwXyjq ) reported. Of those, 93 were in Sedgwick County.

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