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"Grandparents, You Are Not Alone" Informational Series

The Information and Referral Sub-committee was tasked with getting accurate information to grandparents who are seeking custody of their grandchildren. This resulted in the development of several one-pagers in the series called "Grandparents, You Are Not Alone", which may answer some of your questions about complicated issues such as alcohol and drugs, custody, when DCF is involved and more. Select the links below to view the information.




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As opioid addiction grows, grandparents raising their grandchildren seek state’s help


Addressing the Opioid Epidemic through a Public Health Lens, by Lindsey Tucker, Associate Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.


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Each newsletter highlights a different topic in this section and asks for your feedback. The topics and responses will be posted here. If you have feedback on ANY topic related to grandparents raising grandchildren, however, please email to contactus@massgrg.com

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