Special Connections, a program for pregnant women on Health First Colorado, helps women struggling with substance use have healthier pregnancies and babies by providing case management, individual and group counseling, and health education.
A YouTube playlist curated by This is My Brave Inc., an organization that highlights personal stories of mental illness and addiction. Videos feature live performances of parent’s sharing their experiences with postpartum depression.
CO Wellness Recovery is a mental wellness and addiction recovery guide. It’s a free resource for Coloradans considering recovery. Talk with someone, find treatment, learn what to expect from treatment, or find resources for caregivers.
Substance use disorder affects millions of people every year. Like many other diseases, substance use disorders are both preventable and treatable. However, people who suffer from these disorders are forced to navigate a profound degree of stigma when seeking support, education, and treatment…
Substance use during pregnancy can be confusing and painful. The judgement we feel from others is hard to digest, especially if the way others see us leads us to feel disconnected from our culture and the parts of us that heal and nourish us as our bellies grow. If this rings true for you, then Cultura Cura Belly, or CCB, is the healing space you need.
Currently on Parents Thrive Colorado we are featuring blogs, resources, and information that work to support new and expecting parents struggling with substance use. While millions of people struggle with substance use every year, access to support, education, and treatment can make a big difference. We worked with parents, community members, and advocates to develop […]
Insights from Real Colorado Parents
“Never be afraid to ask your care provider about anything you are concerned with during pregnancy. That is what they are there to help you through.”