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More than 30% of pregnant women report non-medical use of substances that can result in negative birth outcomes, like Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS).About NAS
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Rate at which an infant is born suffering from drug withdrawl in the U.S. *
20% Prescriptions 20% Tobacco 19% Alcohol 10% IllegalSubstances
Average Percent of Women Who Use Substances That Can Result in Negative Birth Outcomes *
Average Percent of Women Aged 18-44 Who Filled Opioid Prescriptions from 2008-2012 *
PCLS CareFirst is a program developed in an effort to reduce the incidence of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS). It offers a preventative approach for improving patient and birth outcomes. PCLS CareFirst is a collection of resources and tools to aid clinicians and staff in the screening and treatment of substance use in pregnancy.About PCLS CareFirst