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Addiction Education Society

Source: Addiction Education Society

The Addiction Education Society provides public education for patients, their caregivers, and community leaders about the disease of addiction. Information covered on the site includes the science of addiction, identifying addiction in yourself and in others, and stories of hope and

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Behind Prescription Drug Overdose Statistics: Louie Miceli

Source: National Safety Council

Louie Miceli started using prescription opioids after a sports injury. In this video, Louie’s mother and friend speak of Louie and how his prescription eventually led to addiction, the use of heroin, and his death from overdose in 2012. Produced by the National Safety Council in 2014.

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Tools for Treatment: Family-Centered Behavioral Health Support for Pregnant and Postpartum Women

Source: Mid America Addiction Technology Transfer Center

This website provides training curricula, treatment provider guidelines and resources for providers and payers offering family-centered behavioral health support for pregnant and postpartum women. The website include a resource library with more than 300 documents, a section for highlighting innovative programs, and information about

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MOMSOhio

Source: Ohio Colleges of Medicine Government Resource Center

This is the website for Ohio’s Maternal Opiate Medical Supports (MOMS) collaborative which is working to improve maternal and baby health outcomes by providing obstetrical care and substance use disorder treatment treatment through a maternity care home model of care. The interactive website

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Operation Prevention: Parent Toolkit

The parental tool-kit created as part of the Operation Prevention substance abuse prevention program created by the Drug Enforcement Administration and Discovery Education. The tool-kit includes information for parents to accompany the curriculum students receive in Operation Prevention programs in K-12 education programs.

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Mind Matters: The Body’s Response to Opioids

Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse

An education publication directed at children and youth, this 5 page guide explains what opioids are, including nick names for common drugs, and explains how using opioids can affect your body and eventually reduce your ability to enjoy the things that make you happy. The publication was prepared by theNational Institute on Drug Abuse’s Mind Matters program.

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Project Nurture – A New Model of Care that Integrates Maternity Care and Substance Use Treatment

Source: Health Share of Oregon

A 2 page overview of Project Nurture, a Center of Excellence program that provides prenatal care, inpatient maternity care, and postpartum care for women with substance use disorder as well as pediatric care for their infants. The integrated delivery model includes physicians, certified alcohol and drug counselors and peer support specialists in the treatment team. The model has been adopted by multiple sites, some of which incorporate addiction treatment into a primary care clinic and some which incorporate maternity and pediatric care into an addiction treatment facility. This paper provides a brief summary of the Project Nurture evaluations which showed positive outcomes for Project Nurture participants compared to women with substance use disorder provided usual maternity care. Funding Source:  Legacy Health Systems, Lifeworks NW, CODA, Inc., Oregon Health & Science University, Oregon DHS Child Welfare, Health Share of Oregon

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Parental Addiction

Source: Sesame Street in Communities

This 2 minute video is from the Sesame Street in Communities series on parental addiction. The video features Elmo talking about his friend Karli’s mothers addiction and treatment. More videos and other resources from the Sesame Street in Communities program can be found on their website: https://sesamestreetincommunities.org/topics/parental-addiction/.

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Project Nurture

Source: Health Share of Oregon

Project Nurture is an innovative treatment model for pregnant and parenting women with substance use disorder and their infants. An integrated care team provides prenatal, maternity, postpartum, and pediatric care to the women and their infants. This 2018 presentation explains the treatment model and presents brief findings from an evaluation of the program. Funding Source:  Legacy Health Systems, Lifeworks NW, CODA, Inc., Oregon Health & Science University, Oregon DHS Child Welfare, Health Share of Oregon

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