Pregnancy and Substance Use: A Harm Reduction Toolkit
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
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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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Section III:
Harm Reduction
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Using Harm Reduction with Clients
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Harm Reduction Strategies for Parents
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Opioid Overdose
and Pregnancy
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Principles of Perinatal Harm Reduction
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Benzodiazepines
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Cannabis
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Opioids
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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.

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

Academy of Perinatal Harm Reduction

PO Box 820006

Portland, OR  97282

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DISCLAIMER:

The information on this site and in our presentations is offered as public health education.

It does not replace getting individualized care with licensed medical professionals.


The purpose of Harm Reduction is not to encourage or condone the use of substances.


Our purpose is to educate patients and providers so they can make informed decisions.

 

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