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Protecting Our Infants Act: Report to Congress

Description
Summary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services response to the Protecting Our Infants Act (2015), including background information about prenatal exposure to opioids; neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS); evidence-based treatment and prevention programs; and suggestions to bridge the gap in barriers to care. Includes examples of successful rural programs and recommended guidelines for the prevention and treatment of opioid use disorder among reproductive age women.
Date
2017
Type
Document
Organization
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tagged as
Children and youth · Policy · Prenatal care and obstetrics · Substance abuse · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Women