The Opioid Epidemic: Special Populations Part 1

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Summary: What did you learn from this episode? Complete our short survey ( to let us know! Participants will be entered into a drawing to win a $25 Amazon gift card and some Poison Control swag. The winner will be announced on our next episode! SHOW NOTES: Summary:This episode will discuss a couple of special populations that have been affected by the opioid epidemic, addressing why it is necessary to look at these groups individually, and how each requires a different approach to achieve resolution of the problem. Further Reading: • MedlinePlus: Pregnancy and Opioids:• The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: Opioid Use Disorder and Pregnancy FAQs:• Prenatal Buprenorphine Versus Methadone Exposure and Neonatal Outcomes: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis:• National Institute on Drug Abuse: Treating Opioid Use Disorder During Pregnancy:• Public Health Surveillance of Prenatal Opioid Exposure in Mothers and Infants:• Jansson LM, Patrick SW. Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2019 Apr;66(2):353-367. doi: 10.1016/j.pcl.2018.12.006. Review.• Use of Codeine and Tramadol Products in Breastfeeding Women - Questions and Answers:• MotherToBaby: Fact Sheets:• Substance Use During Pregnancy:• White Paper: Opioid Use, Misuse, and Overdose in Women: • Final Report: Opioid Use, Misuse, and Overdose in Women:• HHS Mental Health and Addiction Insurance Help:• Parental Substance Use and the Child Welfare System: MUSIC CREDITS:Blue Dot Sessions - Upper RegistersScott Holmes - So HappyAudiobinger - Memory Lane For more POISON!, follow us on Twitter @NationalCapital, and subscribe to our newsletter on our website, Support the National Capital Poison Center today at