Engagement in perinatal outpatient services among women in recovery from opioid use disorders

  title={Engagement in perinatal outpatient services among women in recovery from opioid use disorders},
  author={Elizabeth Peacock-Chambers and Mary T. Paterno and Daniel Kiely and Tinamarie Fioroni and Nancy Byatt and Peter D. Friedmann},
  journal={Substance Abuse},
  pages={1022 - 1029}
Abstract Background: Despite being highly motivated to recover, pregnant and postpartum women with opioid use disorders (OUD) are at high risk of relapse and death. While many services mitigate this risk, engagement in voluntary, outpatient services remains low. Our aim was to understand the experiences of and factors influencing outpatient service engagement during the perinatal period among women in recovery from OUD. Methods: We conducted semi-structured interviews about perinatal… 
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