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Women

Black History Month – Substance Use Prevention

As we celebrate Black History month, we encourage you to read how the Central East Prevention Technology Transfer Center affirms their commitment in addressing substance use disorders coupled with a significant partnership that focuses on improving Black maternal health.  


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Drug deaths among pregnant women hit a record high

From NBC News By Erika Edwards | December 6, 2022 The number of pregnant women and new mothers dying from drug overdoses grew dramatically as the pandemic took hold, reaching a record high in 2020, a new study finds. The research, published Tuesday in JAMA, provides a stark look at how substance use disorder is harming pregnant people […]


National Women’s Health Week #NWHW

National Women’s Health Week “Ending the Epidemic and Elevating Women’s Health” May 9-15, 2021


Opioid Affected Births Rise

From HRSA. Nationwide Study Shows Continued Rise in Opioid Affected Births A new study conducted by researchers at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) shows that the rates of pregnant women diagnosed with opioid use disorder and of babies born with withdrawal symptoms increased from 2010-2017. The study, published today in JAMA  indicates that […]


Caring for Women w/OUD Toolkit

From HRSA. Caring for Women with Opioid Use Disorder: A Toolkit for Organization Leaders and Providers


Well-being app for Black women

From Katara Enterprises LLC EXHALE is an emotional well-being app designed for Black, Indigenous, Women of Color (BIWOC). It’s time to exhale – to let go of all that isn’t serving you and breathe in life, energy, healing, and love. The practices in this app are what we call “soul medicine”- medicine for the depths […]


Helping Women after Incarceration

A new document from SAMHSA. After Incarceration: A Guide To Helping Women Reenter the Community This guide provides individuals who provide or coordinate reentry services for women involved in the criminal justice system with resources for serving women who are reentering the community after a period of incarceration. It is a “checklist” of considerations when […]