Webinar: Perinatal compound Use: Screening, Treatment, as well as effect on pregnancy Outcomes

[Update: An extra resource was added to the resource listing below on October 21, 2021.][Update: An extra resource was added to the resource listing below on October 28, 2021.]

Substance utilize as well as medication overdoses in the United States are on the increase since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Researchers likewise report increased stress and anxiety as well as anxiety among expecting women. What does this mean for perinatal compound use? as well as what can house visitors do to help?

In this webinar — hosted by LA Best Babies Network on September 16, 2021, for personnel in our network of house visiting organizations as well as Welcome infant hospitals — Dr. Margaret Lynn Yonekura, MD:

Defines addiction, compound utilize disorder, as well as opioid utilize disorder
Shares the importance of screening for perinatal compound use, including exactly how to acknowledge as well as determine compound abuse
Discusses the short- as well as long-lasting effect of compound abuse for mom as well as baby
Reviews prospective treatment options as well as resources in the community
Provides strategies for sharing treatment options as well as resources with families in a non-judgmental way

About the presenter:

In addition to serving as LABBN’s executive Director, Dr. Margaret Lynn Yonekura is the director of neighborhood Benefits for Dignity health and wellness – California hospital medical Center. She is likewise an Associate professor of clinical Ob-Gyn at the university of southern California as well as the university of California, Los Angeles, with a research study focus in infectious diseases in Ob-Gyn as well as perinatal compound abuse. Dr. Yonekura likewise oversees Options for Recovery: Harbor-South Bay, the comprehensive perinatal compound abuse treatment program she established over 20 years back at Harbor-UCLA medical Center.

Over the program of her career, Dr. Yonekura has received numerous awards for mentor excellence as well as has been recognized at the local, state, as well as national levels for her service to the neighborhood as well as for the programs that she directs. 

LABBN hosted this webinar for Welcome infant Registered Nurses as well as other personnel in L.A. County’s Family Strengthening Network on September 16, 2021.Please subscribe to LABestBabies on YouTube!

Related Resources

Presentation slides: Perinatal compound Use: Screening, Treatment, & effect on pregnancy result
L.A. region compound abuse service Helpline (SASH): 1-844-804-7500
L.A region compound utilize service & Bed Availability tool (LA region Dept. of Public Health)
Figure with summary of the effects of compound utilize for a expecting woman: Developmental Consequences of Fetal exposure to Drugs: What We understand as well as What We Still must discover (Neuropsychopharmacology)
Figure with summary of the effects of unique medication classes on offspring development: Developmental Consequences of Fetal exposure to Drugs: What We understand as well as What We Still must discover (Neuropsychopharmacology)
Infographic: Medications for Opioid Overdose, Withdrawal, & Addiction (National Institutes of Health)
Words matter – Terms to utilize as well as prevent When Talking about Addiction (National Institute on medication Abuse)
FASD Resources: Improving Outcomes for Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (blog publish with resources from webinar hosted by LABBN on 9/13/21)
WORKING RECOVERY: Why employment is Pivotal to Sustained Addiction healing (Massachusetts gain access to to healing (ATR))A series of panel discussions that highlight a variety of voices as well as experiences from all areas of the employment as well as healing continuum, including workforce advancement specialists; individuals in recovery; as well as international, national, as well as regional leaders. After you have registered for on-demand gain access to here, you will be required to verify your email address. when you have done that, you can gain access to the symposium here.
Compassion as well as Care: Supporting Women with compound utilize Disorders as well as Their Newborns (Parent-Child connection Program)Learn exactly how to support women with compound utilize disorders—and their newborns. This 45-minute video is narrated with a trauma-informed lens as well as supports the Eat, Sleep, Console design of care. Also, listen for the effect that a strengths-based method can have on the families you serve. This compelling as well as informative video follows two women—one in recovery, as well as the RN who cared for her at the hospital.

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