J Subst Abuse Treat 2021 Apr 21;131:108420. Epub 2021 Apr 21.
Sydney Women's Alcohol and Drug Research Group, Level 6, King George V Building, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Missenden Road, Camperdown 2050, Sydney, Australia; The University of Sydney, Discipline of Addiction Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health, Camperdown, Sydney, Australia; Sydney Local Health District, Sydney Institute for Women Children and their Families, Sydney, Australia.
Introduction: The absence of a clear model of care for services supporting pregnant women and mothers with substance use disorders has impeded opportunities to build an evidence base for the effectiveness of these services. Previous research has typically focused on the needs of pregnant women or mothers, as two distinct groups. This paper explores service providers' perceptions of key components of a model of care, extending from perinatal care to community-based support for up to 17 years post-delivery. Read More