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PROGRAM LAUNCHED A PROGRAM TO BARRY: COOLEY DICKINSON WOMEN’S HEALTH LAUNCHED A PROGRAM TO HELP NEW MOMS RECOVERING FROM OPIOID USE. 22NEWS REPORTER TASHANEA WHITLOW JOINS US FROM OUR HAMPSHIRE COUNTY BUREAU AFTER FINDING OUT HOW THE PROGRAM IS PROVIDING A SUPPORT GROUP FOR MOTHERS. TASHANEA WHITLOW: THE PROGRAM WAS CREATED AFTER MIDWIVES STARTED NOTICING AN INCREASE IN BABIES BEING BORN WITH A DEPENDENCY TO OPIOIDS. ACCORDING TO THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON DRUG ABUSE, A BABY IS BORN SUFFERING FROM OPIATE WITHDRAWAL IN AMERICA EVERY 25 MINUTES. PART OF THE REASON, COOLEY DICKINSON HOSPITAL’S — WOMEN’S HEALTH LAUNCHED THE PROGRAM “NEW BEGINNINGS.” A PROGRAM THAT PROVIDES CRITICAL SUPPORT TO EXPECTING AND POSTPARTUM MOTHERS RECOVERING FROM OPIOD ABUSE. DR. ESTEVAN GARCIA, CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER, COOLEY DICKINSON HOSPITAL THIS OPIOID CRISIS WE NEEDED TO FOCUS ON THAT HERE AND AS PART OF OUR COMMUNITY OUTREACH, MOMS IN CRISIS ARE REALLY A FOCUS FOR US AS AN ORGANIZATION. TASHANEA: THE POSTPARTUM GROUP MEETS …FOR AN HOUR EVERY OTHER TUESDAY AT “YELLOW HOUSE,” THE COOLEY DICKINSON WOMEN’S HEALTH BUILDING, RIGHT NEXT TO THE HOSPITAL. TASHANEA WHITLOW: THE PROGRAM PROVIDES RECOVERY CARE TO MOTHERS WITH SUBSTANCE ABUSE DISORDERS.

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