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This series of four fact sheets emphasizes the importance of continuing a mother's treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD) throughout pregnancy. The series includes information on OUD and pregnancy, OUD treatment, neonatal abstinence syndrome, and considerations to address before hospital discharge.
This fact sheet (1 of 4) gives pregnant women with opioid use disorder (OUD) helpful steps to ensure they have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. This resource includes things to know about OUD and pregnancy, and do's and don'ts to keep mother and baby healthy during pregnancy.
This fact sheet (2 of 4) addresses how treatment of pregnant women with opioid use disorder (OUD) can help women have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. This resource describes managing OUD with a treatment plan that includes medicines and counseling.
This fact sheet (3 of 4) talks about what pregnant women with opioid use disorder should know about and expect after the birth of their baby. This resource includes information about neonatal abstinence syndrome, baby’s needs after birth, and do’s and don’ts for understanding and responding to baby’s needs.
This fact sheet (4 of 4) addresses the care of women with opioid use disorder (OUD) and care of their babies after pregnancy. This resource includes information on managing OUD, caring for baby, and do’s and don’ts for creating a healthy environment at home.
This brochure was developed by and for family members whose loved one attempted suicide. It provides information about what to expect in the emergency room, and how to take care of yourself and your family member following the attempt. It also offers resources to help you move forward.
Provee una guía de recursos y sugerencias para los miembros de la familia que ayudan a una persona que ha tenido un intento de suicidio. Incluye información para dar al hospital, precauciones para tomar en la casa y preguntas sobre el seguimiento con un plan del tratamiento.
The Rx Pain Medications. Know the Options. Get the Facts. is a series of 13 fact sheets designed to increase awareness of the risks associated with prescription opioid use and misuse, as well as to educate patients who are prescribed opioids for pain about the risks and to provide resources on methods for alternative pain management. This particular fact sheet focuses on alternative pain management methods such as acupuncture, cognitive behavioral therapy, and meditation.
This guide offers best practices for treating women living with substance use disorders in co-ed treatment and recovery settings. It highlights the importance of gender differences, cultural sensitivity, and developing healthy relationships.
This advisory for behavioral health practitioners provides a brief overview of complementary health approaches. It describes the practices and products that are considered complementary, and explains how practitioners can help patients understand the benefits and risks.
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