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The resource library provides information about substance use, disorder treatment and prevention. The information is provided by California MAT Expansion Partners, including Health Management Associates, and other sources.

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Emerging Evidence and Practices for Addressing Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and Breastfeeding among Women with OUD/SUD

February 28, 2020 - Webinar/Podcast/Video

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In this webinar, Dr. Helen DuPlessis and Dr. Henry C Lee discuss current practice strategies for babies affected by opioid exposure in utero diagnosed with neonatal abstinence syndrome. They also discuss emerging research on implementing non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic treatments. Practices and recommendations related to breastfeeding for this population are also addressed. 


Emerging Evidence and Best Practices: Addressing Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, Outcomes and Breastfeeding among Women and Infants Affected by OUD/SUD

September 9, 2020 - Webinar/Podcast/Video

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Given current knowledge about short- and long-term effects of perinatal opioid exposure, there are important considerations for treating infants in the immediate post-partum period, for shared decision-making with mothers about breast feeding, and about follow-up for infants exposed prenatally to opioids or other substances. During this webinar, HMA expert Dr. Helen DuPlessis will describe the current knowledge about short and long term outcomes of neonatal exposure, offer best practices about non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic treatments for NAS, and for ensuring follow-up level of care for prenatally exposed infants. She will also summarize content that needs more research to better understand the effects of perinatal opioid exposure. We will also discuss current practice and recommendations related to breastfeeding for this population will also addressed.


Are Mat and Breastfeeding Compatible?

November 16, 2020 - Webinar/Podcast/Video

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In the past 10-20 years there have been tremendous advances in both our understanding of the root causes and complications of substance use disorder (OUD/SUD) as well as the treatment of these chronic conditions. These advances are critical to effectively engaging and supporting woman with SUD and to optimizing their recovery journey and to building resilient families.


Breastfeeding and Substance Use Disorder

FAQ/General Information/Fact Sheet

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Brief HMA made document on breastfeeding and substance use disorder