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The best treatment for neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) is the baby’s mother.

Seeking help for using drugs or alcohol during pregnancy can be difficult and it can be even more difficult to ask questions about how drinking and drug use during pregnancy may affect children. Many women delay prenatal care and treatment for substance use disorders because they fear being viewed as a “bad” mother and that seeking treatment will result in their children being removed from their care. Many women don’t know that there are places they can go to get help for themselves and their families where they aren’t alone…places that can help them achieve recovery from substance use disorders and help them learn what they need to know about parenting a substance-exposed child. Read more skin to skin

Our Mission

The mission of the Bexar County NAS Collaborative is to support individuals and families impacted by NAS through collaborative education, research, and clinical practice.