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Reducing Stigma in Pregnant and Parenting Persons with Substance Use Disorders

Event Overview: Stigma associated with substance use disorders (SUDs) is a significant barrier to detection and treatment efforts. Persons with SUDs who are pregnant and/or parenting are particularly impacted and experience many different forms of stigma and adverse encounters when seeking healthcare services. Strategies to reduce barriers related to stigmatizing attitudes and practices will be addressed. This session will also include a brief overview of the Maternal Health Learning and Innovation Center (MHLIC), which is supported by HRSA, presented by Leslie deRosset.


Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the unique differences in adverse stigma encounters experienced by persons who are pregnant and parenting
  • Recognize the consequences of stigma related to substance use disorders in persons who are pregnant and parenting
  • Consider opportunities to reduce healthcare stigma


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Starts: Jan. 13, 2022 12:30 pm
Ends: Jan. 13, 2022 2:00 pm
Registration Deadline
January 13, 2022
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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