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Newborns’ Exposure to Drugs: Discrepancies in Mandatory Reporting [Webpage]

Reichel, Chloe – 2018

Cases of newborn exposure to illicit substances are much less likely to be reported to the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) than to the Department of Public Health (DPH) in Illinois, despite regulations that mandate both agencies receive reports, according to a study forthcoming in Child Abuse & Neglect.