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Five Strategies to Address Perinatal Substance Use Disorder

Published Jan 10, 2024

The Maternal Child Health Journal released a special issue highlighting public health approaches to perinatal substance use. Five key strategies to address perinatal SUD emerged.

  • Assess the state of perinatal behavioral health
  • Build a diverse perinatal behavioral health workforce
  • Integrate perinatal and behavioral health care
  • Advance non-punitive, harm reduction approaches
  • Strengthen systems of care

The journal features 21 open-access articles focusing on the latest research, programs and policy initiatives related to perinatal SUD.

Watch the virtual forum that unveiled the special issue and featured remarks by leaders from The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs, the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials and the Maternal and Child Health Bureau within the Health Resources and Services Administration.

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