Lawrence General Hospital

Navigating Women with Opioid Use Disorder through Pregnancy for Better Health Outcomes for Newborns

“Lawrence General Hospital will extend the services of its existing Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) program to include service navigation and peer support for pregnant women with opioid use disorders (OUD). The project’s objectives are to conduct outreach to various health providers regarding the NAS program and referral processes; enroll pregnant women with OUD into the program; provide individualized service navigation and peer support; and help expectant mothers understand the Department of Children and Families’s expectations and rules for parents to maintain/regain custody of their soon-to-be newborn children.”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Lawrence, MA
AMOUNT: $99,999 over Three Years
YEAR AWARDED: 2018


Helping Young People Achieve Their Goals: Center for Self-Advocacy

Transitioning to adulthood is a challenge for many young people. This challenge is further heightened for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) as they move from children to adult services. Studies show that individuals with ID are more likely to have poorer post school outcomes relative to their peers without disabilities. Recently, the Tower Foundation provided … Continued