Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department
Chemical Addiction Program for Pregnant Women
1800 Chicago Ave, Minneapolis, MN, 55404
Project Chemical Health Intervention, Linkage and Development (CHILD) provides outreach, assessment, referral and case management support to pregnant women who are reported to Hennepin County Child Protection because of drug or alcohol abuse including marijuana and/or prescription drugs not prescribed.
Project CHILD collaborates with many county and community based resources for services.
Services are for women age 16 and older who are less than 34 weeks pregnant. They recommend a chemical health assessment, available at most treatment facilities.
If you are pregnant and are using drugs or alcohol, they can connect you to the chemical health services you need.
To make a report involving a pregnant woman:
* Woman at least 16 years old, call (612) 879-3609
* Woman younger than 16 or whose pregnancy is beyond 34 weeks, call (612) 348-3552
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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RX-8450.6600Perinatal Substance Use Disorder Treatment Definition
Programs that provide comprehensive treatment services on a residential, outpatient or day treatment basis for pregnant women who have a substance use disorder, women who are parenting children, generally age three or younger, and/or women who have babies who were exposed to drugs and/or alcohol during pregnancy. Services may include individual and group counseling, 12-step meetings, social and recreational activities, educational and vocational services, life skills training, primary health care, perinatal health care, HIV testing and counseling, AIDS prevention, a program for family members, relapse prevention services, a continuing care program and a wide array of supportive services such as child care, transportation and parenting skills development. The objective of the program is to help these women restructure their lives so that they can handle their parenting responsibilities as well as remain alcohol and/or drug free.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YF-8000.0500-650Pregnant Women With an Alcohol Use Disorder Definition
Women who have used alcohol during pregnancy and whose unborn children are at risk of health problems associated with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.
YF-8000.1800-680Pregnant Women With a Drug Use Disorder Definition
Women who have used drugs during pregnancy and whose unborn children are at risk of birth defects and related health issues which may include low birth weight and a variety of behavioral and cognitive problems. If the woman is using heroin or other opiates, the fetus may be at risk of in utero addiction and development of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) which requires hospitalization and treatment with medication (often a morphine taper) to relieve symptoms until the baby adjusts to becoming opioid free.