What does treatment for opioid use disorder look like for people who are pregnant?
A recent news article in MedpageToday discusses this question in light of the ongoing opioid epidemic, highlighting the difficulties of finding addiction treatment during pregnancy.
To learn more, check out the ADL's April 15 Highlighted Resource:
Mothers Face Broken Addiction Treatment System: Lack of comprehensive care puts pregnant, postpartum people with substance use disorder at risk
You can also follow up with the JAMA studies cited in the news article:
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and Maternal Opioid-Related Diagnoses in the US, 2010-2017
Association of Pregnancy and Insurance Status With Treatment Access for Opioid Use Disorder