Drug addiction, Health care, Withdrawal, Opioid, Addiction, Benzodiazepine

Training Guide Pregnancy and Substance Use: A Harm Reduction Toolkit

On Oct 28, 2020
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Our friends at @HarmReduction created an awesome toolkit on pregnancy and substance use. Explore this new resource: https://t.co/DIqbAKcfUA
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Smoking cigarettes has been linked to early birth, smaller birth weight, placenta problems, birth defects, breathing problems through childhood, and even Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Syndrome (SUID/SIDS) or unexpected death under one year of age. Children that are exposed to second-hand ...

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On Oct 28, 2020
@DrugPolicyOrg shared
Our friends at @HarmReduction created an awesome toolkit on pregnancy and substance use. Explore this new resource: https://t.co/DIqbAKcfUA
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Training Guide Pregnancy and Substance Use: A Harm Reduction Toolkit

Training Guide Pregnancy and Substance Use: A Harm Reduction Toolkit

Smoking cigarettes has been linked to early birth, smaller birth weight, placenta problems, birth defects, breathing problems through childhood, and even Sudden Unexpected Infant Death ...

Care coordination key to helping pregnant women with SUD

Care coordination key to helping pregnant women with SUD

Medicaid experts called for primary care providers to play a key role in care coordination and policy alignment to reduce the number of babies born with neonatal abstinence syndrome.

Women’s Wellness: Opioid use during pregnancy

Women’s Wellness: Opioid use during pregnancy

Opioid use poses special concerns during pregnancy. Understand the potential risks of opioid use during pregnancy and how opioid use [...]

COVID-19: guidance for commissioners and providers of services for people who use drugs or alcohol

COVID-19: guidance for commissioners and providers of services for people who use drugs or alcohol

What you need to know drug and alcohol services do not need to close at the current time and are important to keep operating as they protect vulnerable people who are at greater risk from ...

Teen Xanax Abuse Is Surging

Teen Xanax Abuse Is Surging

Many teens are taking Xanax combined with opioids and alcohol.

How to Stop Prisons from Laying the Groundwork for a Fatal Overdose

How to Stop Prisons from Laying the Groundwork for a Fatal Overdose

A Rhode Island program to prevent ex-inmate relapses and deaths is working

How Heroin Came for Middle-Class Moms

How Heroin Came for Middle-Class Moms

Well-to-do women have moved from popping prescription painkillers to shooting up street drugs. And they're dying because of it in staggering, skyrocketing numbers.

When pregnant women who abuse opioids are treated like criminals, their babies suffer

When pregnant women who abuse opioids are treated like criminals, their babies suffer

State policies that treat pregnant women like criminals if they use illicit substances are linked with higher rates of babies being born with opioid withdrawal.