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Stigma Reinforces Barriers to Care for Pregnant and Postpartum Women with Substance Use Disorder

September 30, 2019

Stigma Reinforces Barriers to Care for Pregnant and Postpartum Women with Substance Use Disorder (PDF)Substance use disorder (SUD) among pregnant and postpartum women is an increasingly pressing public health concern. Between 1999 and 2014, the number of women with opioid use disorder who gave birth increased 333 percent. This resource provides recommendations for addressing the stigma these women face.

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