The Don't Quit the Quit program provides education to increase awareness and knowledge about women with opioid use disorders and decrease the stigma they may be experiencing in our rural communities. Free, educational webinars will be offered on the first Thursday evening at 7pm CST of each month. Our Don’t Quit the Quit team is working to EMPOWER women in recovery from opioid use disorder! Therefore, we encourage all participants to be respectful, nonjudgmental and open to learning. We welcome all who SUPPORT North Dakota women and families impacted by substance use disorders to attend these webinars.
- December 3, 2020 @ 7pm CST
When Pregnancy, COVID-19 and Substance Use Disorders Collide: COVID-19 has been devastating many North Dakota families. Every day we are hearing about increasing positivity rates, exhausted healthcare workers, and guidelines around safe distancing and mask wearing. One population that we are not hearing as much about right now are pregnant people. Have you been wondering how COVID-19 is impacting pregnant people? How about those with substance use disorders? This webinar will provide insight into COVID-19’s impact on people who are pregnant with substance use disorders.Zoom information: You can join us on by clicking on the link below.Join Zoom MeetingDial (1) 312-626-6799Meeting ID: 560 167 3161
January 7, 2020 @ 7pm CSTTreating Opioid Use Disorder During Pregnancy and Postpartum: Medications to treat Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) are appropriate and safe for use during pregnancy, postpartum and while breastfeeding. This webinar will include a brief overview of pregnancy, the impact of OUD on mothers and infants, neonatal abstinence syndrome, and a discussion about buprenorphine and methadone treatment for women with OUD.
- November 5, 2020 @ 7pm CST
Why Substance Use Looks Different for Women: Women have unique responses to substance use and abuse that may contribute to dependence. This webinar explores the current state of substance use disorders in women and examines biological, social, and psychological factors that impact the chronic disease of addiction.Watch Here: https://vimeo.com/478675241
October 1, 2020 @ 7pm CSTWomen, Stigma and Addiction: Drug addiction and alcoholism consistently rank among the most devalued stigmatized characteristics world-wide. Women with substance use disorders may experience stigma differently than male counterparts. This webinar explores the stigma women with opioid use disorder and substance use disorders may encounter and examines strategies to decrease stigma and improve care for women and families.Watch Here: https://vimeo.com/473616832