Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

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Neonatal abstinence syndrome refers to symptoms in a newborn that appear when the newborn no longer gets a substance or medication it was exposed to before birth, typically an opioid.

HHSC provides educational resources and information on NAS to mothers and providers.

If You Need Help

Contact the outreach, screening, assessment and referral center in your region. OSARs are the first point of contact for those seeking treatment for substance use disorders.

Resources

Contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

800-273-8255
800-273-TALK

Find your local mental health authority or local behavioral health authority.

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