Pregnant & Post-Partum Women with Opioid Use Disorder

Resources for Pregnant and Post-Partum Women Living with Opioid Use Disorder

Overdose is a leading cause of death during and after pregnancy. And it’s completely preventable.

Many women find that pregnancy is an ideal time to seek treatment. And it’s completely safe for pregnant women and their unborn children.

Medication Assisted Recovery (MAR) is an evidence-based treatment proven to improve outcomes, decrease the risk of relapse, and reduce maternal death. Click here to find a prescribing provider near you.

If you or someone you know is pregnant (or has recently delivered) and is living with opioid use disorder, connect her to the support and services she needs.

Recovery is Possible

Hear stories from women who have experienced opioid use disorder during and after their pregnancies.  Illustrating the challenges of motherhood and opioid use, their stories remind us that recovery is possible.

Kelsi

Listen to the words of a young mother in recovery. If you or a loved one need help, reach out to us at the Illinois Helpline for Opioids and Other Substances at helplineil.org or call 833-2FINDHELP.

Kshe

Mom and harm reduction advocate, Kshe is living proof that recovery is possible. Reach out to the Illinois Helpline for Opioids and Other Substances at helplineil.org or 833-2FINDHELP for the support and services that you need.

Tamela

Hear the powerful words of a grandmother and community leader in long-term recovery. Then, reach out to the Illinois Helpline for Opioids and Other Substances at helplineil.org or 833-2FINDHELP for the support and services that you need.