Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Online, Iowa City, IA
The 1st Annual Substance Use in Pregnancy Regional Conference will aim to increase healthcare provider awareness of screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment for perinatal substance use disorders. This conference also aims to increase response and knowledge of health care professionals related to substance use disorders and pregnancy. Improved screening and care strategies will be provided to positively impact health outcomes. A discussion will be held regarding the treatment of perinatal substance disorders and the requirement of teamwork by interdisciplinary professionals. In addition, the start-up or expansion of a center for perinatal substance use disorders will be reviewed as well as connecting health professionals with local resources. Social determinants of health that impact people with perinatal substance use disorders will be identified.