Supporting Mom and Baby in the Opioid Crisis
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Amy Barczy is a brand journalist at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and writes for AHealthierMichigan.org and MIBluesPerspectives.com. Prior to joining Blue Cross, she was a statewide news reporter for MLive.com. She has a decade of storytelling experience in local news media markets including Lansing, Grand Rapids, Holland, Ann Arbor and Port Huron.
- RPQC Region 1: War Memorial Hospital, Sault Ste. Marie
- Funding will help provide access to onsite care for infants born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS), which can occur when newborns are exposed to illicit or prescription drugs while in the womb.
- RPQC Region 2: Munson Medical Center, Traverse City
- Funding will support the implementation of a screening and intervention tool for perinatal substance use disorder in obstetrics offices and family planning clinics.
- RPQC Region 4: Kent County Health Department, Grand Rapids
- Funding will enhance access to local treatment, support and recovery resources through MIRecovery.info for expecting women with substance use disorder in West Michigan.
- RPQC Region 5: Michigan Health Improvement Alliance, Bay City
- Funding will support an evidence-based model of group health care, which brings eight to 12 pregnant women together for routine prenatal care.
- RPQC Region 7: Sparrow Hospital, Lansing
- Funding will support a mobile health clinic stationed on a rotating basis in the parking lots of three substance use treatment facilities.
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