Fact Sheets

Understanding Opioid Use During Pregnancy

Understanding Opioid Use During Pregnancy
June 07, 2018
Opioid use and dependency among pregnant women in the United States has increasingly been the subject of new state laws and policies. Unfortunately, this has not led to increased funding for treatment, and misinformation has resulted in harmful policy decisions.

Questions and Answers Regarding Introduction of Scientific Evidence in New York Family Court

August 20, 2009

The significant and well-documented public misunderstanding, stigma, and cultural myth surrounding drug use and addiction, particularly in the context of pregnancy and parenting, strongly suggests the need for expert testimony to clarify these issues to the court and to ensure diligent representation and zealous advocacy on behalf of the parties involved.