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Our Initiatives

Substance Exposed Pregnancies

As part of the BHB Initiative, the Baltimore City Health Department has pulled together a coalition of providers and policymakers working to prevent substance-exposed pregnancies in the city. The coalition is one of six teams nationally receiving technical assistance from CityMATCH’s Prevention of Substance-Exposed Pregnancies (PSEP) Collaborative.

The PSEP Collaborative is exploring ways to increase screening/brief intervention/referral to treatment (SBIRT) in school, healthcare, and social service settings.  A second priority is to increase referrals between drug treatment programs and family planning services.

 

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Sponsored by the Office of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake,
Baltimore City Health Department,
The Family League of Baltimore, and
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield