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According to West Virginia Project Watch data, in 2017, 14% of infants experienced intrauterine substance exposure. For primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention from the effects of intrauterine substance exposure during pregnancy the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends prenatal providers to screen and provide brief interventions for hazardous and harmful substance use in pregnancy.
In addition to screening and intervening, WHO recommends psychosocial interventions and pharmacological treatment (depending on type of substance-use disorder).
The “Services for Pregnant Women Map” was created to help health care providers identify pregnancy-friendly behavioral health facilities in their region. Behavioral health service providers marked as a green star on the map are comprehensive treatment centers. Comprehensive treatment centers offer medication-assisted treatment (MAT) to pregnant patients with opioid-use disorder. Yellow stars represent limited treatment centers. Limited Treatment centers only offer counseling services for pregnant patients with any type of substance-use disorder. Residential treatment centers are indicated on the map with purple and orange circles. Purple circles represent residential treatment centers that offer MAT to pregnant patients. Orange circles represent residential treatment centers that only offer counseling services to pregnant patients. Birthing facilities are also mapped and denoted by a blue “H” to show the proximity to behavioral health facilities.
Link to map: https://arcg.is/1y5LCK
Amendments and additions to the map can be made by contacting Elly Myers at 304-293-1706