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Substance Use Disorders and Nursing Care

This guide is to assist you in research topics related to addiction, treatment and recovery of these disorders as well as trauma-informed care, related stigma and harm reduction avenues. Here you will find information on the various substances commonly fo


Substance Use and Pregnancy

The use of alcohol and other drugs during pregnancy has been linked with various acute and chronic health risks on the pregnancy and fetus/infant. Some of these health effects may be short-term and entirely reversible, while others may be long-term irreversible conditions. 

This module includes informative books, ebooks, journals, databases, videos, and more to assist you with learning and understanding more about the harms and health risks associated with the use of alcohol and other drugs during pregnancy.

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Helping Babies Born with Drug Addiction

PSE & G Children’s Specialized Hospital helps babies born to mothers who used drugs during pregnancy. For more New Jersey news visit NJTV News online at

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