Over a quarter of adopted families in crisis, survey shows

Over a quarter of adopted families in crisis, survey shows
 

More than a quarter of adopted families are in crisis, according to a survey by the BBC and charity Adoption UK.
More than half of those surveyed reported living with a child who was violent, including being punched, kicked or threatened with knives.
More serious incidents included hospital visits and sexual assault.
Despite the challenges, most families said they were glad they adopted. Adoption UK said families needed skilled help and support.
Almost 3,000 subscribers to Adoption UK's newsletter responded to the survey by BBC Radio 4's File on 4 programme.
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26 September 2017 in Regional, Views: 70
Source: BBC
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