CeDAR in the News

Forgotten victims: Opioid epidemic sparks change in Colorado child welfare system

Friday, October 13, 2017

The parents didn’t stir when police officers arrived.

They didn’t rouse from their drug-induced sleep when officers and concerned maintenance workers shined flashlights in their faces and removed their children from their squalid central Fort Collins townhome.

The U.S. should rethink its entire approach to painkillers and the people addicted to them

Monday, July 24, 2017

In a comprehensive report on what must be done to staunch the toll of opiates in the United States, a panel of the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine makes clear that steps needed to prevent the creation of future opiate addicts will drive some people who are now dependent on