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"It is impossible to understand addiction without asking what relief the addict finds, or hopes to find, in the drug or the addictive behavior."
- Gabor Maté

Perinatal substance use and abuse: Resources

WAPC has resources for providers and families.

Community Resources

2016 Opioid Webinar Presentations

To access the archived recordings, please go to the Online Classroom.

One Day at a Time: Counseling Women Affected by Opioids (March 9)

Authorization to Use and Disclose Health Information

Authorization to Use and Disclose Health Information
This authorization template was designed to facilitate communication between obstetric care providers and opioid treatment centers. This authorization complies with HIPAA, Wisconsin law, and federal law 42 CFR Part 2 (governing the use and disclosure of alcohol and drug abuse treatment records).

A Blueprint for Action: Improving Care for Women and Infants Affected by Opioids

A Blueprint for Action: Improving Care for Women and Infants Affected by Opioids
The blueprint is a document from which stakeholders can collaborate and coordinate efforts to improve care for women and infants affected by opioids. It identifies six areas for change that are intended to focus on major areas that can improve care of women and infants and lead to better outcomes.

Newborn Withdrawal Project Educational Toolkit

This compendium of educational materials is intended for both parents and health care providers of newborns experiencing neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) and pregnant women undergoing methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) or other treatments for opioid addiction.

 

Assessment and Intervention in the Home: Women and Infants Affected by Opioids

Assessment and Intervention in the Home: Women and Infants Affected by Opioids: This tool is intended for anyone who may provide care in the home to women or infants affected by opioids.

 

FAQs for families

Opioid FAQs: The WAPC Infant and Family Committee developed these consumer-oriented FAQs to complement the Newborn Withdrawal Project Educational Toolkit.

 

Salena's Story

Salena's Story: This video tells the story of a young mother struggling with opioid addiction. In her own words, Salena shares her experience with addiction throughout her two pregnancies, recounting her journey from shame and fear to hope and courage. 

 

Smoking Cessation Magnet

Smoking Cessation Magnet design: The Southeast Region developed this design to be used on refrigerator magnets. It's available to you to use for producing magnets or printed on card stock to be distributed. Available in English and Spanish as a free download.

 

General Information from the AAP and ACOG on NAS and opioids in pregnancy

Protocols for managing infants with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

The evidence base for supporting one protocol over another is lacking at this time. The protocols below are intended to serve as  examples for consideration.

 

Protocols for managing pregnant women on opioids

The evidence base for supporting one protocol over another is lacking at this time. The protocols below are intended to serve as examples for consideration.