Pregnancy and Substance Use: A Harm Reduction Toolkit
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We want to promote the overall health and wellbeing 
of pregnant people who use substances and their families.
We created this resource for pregnant and parenting people who use drugs, their loved ones, and their service providers.
 
You can use this information to understand your rights, access services, and find high-quality, evidence-based care.
If you are an agency or provider who is interested in adapting this toolkit for your community, email Erika at erika@perinatalharmreduction.org
created in collaboration with the
National Harm Reduction Coalition
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DOWNLOAD BY SECTION OR TOPIC
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Table of Contents
Contributors 
Credits
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Section I:
How to Use
These Materials
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Section II:
Quality Perinatal Care is Your Right
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Your Rights as a Pregnant Patient and PWUD
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Section III:
Harm Reduction
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Principles of Perinatal Harm Reduction
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Harm Reduction Strategies for Parents
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What Good Providers Believe
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Using Harm Reduction with Clients
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Alcohol
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Benzodiazepines
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Cannabis
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Opioids
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Stimulants
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Tobacco and Nicotine
Drug Interactions
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Opioid Overdose
and Pregnancy
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My Pregnancy worksheet
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My Birth Plan worksheet
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Welcome poster
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Welcome poster
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Making Healthcare Decisions
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Know Your Rights
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UDT: What Does Pee Tell You? Not A Lot
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Pregnancy and Substance Use: A Harm Reduction Toolkit webinars
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Introduction to the Toolkit

An introduction to  Pregnancy and Substance Use: A Harm Reduction Toolkit with:

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Birth Workers

How Pregnancy and Substance Use: A Harm Reduction Toolkit can enhance the work of birth workers, including the doula community.

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Programs On the Ground

Join us to hear from the badass harm reductionists on the ground working with (and as) parenting and pregnant people who people who use drugs. We'll highlight folks centering the health and dignity of people who use drugs and discuss how the toolkit can be used at your program.

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Reckoning with the Drug War: A Healing Circle

We are joined by parents and advocates who have experienced and witnessed the depth of harm created by the racist War on Drugs. This will be a space for attendees to share and heal with our panelists.

  • Kelly Knight, UCSF

  • Kacey Byczek

  • Nathalia Gibbs

  • Dinah Ortiz-Adames

  • Megan McKenzie

  • Marilyn Reyes

  • Monique Tula, National Harm Reduction Coalition