Pregnant & Parenting Intervention

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Pregnant and Parenting Intervention (PPI) programs provide intervention services to reduce the impact, severity and cost associated with a substance-exposed pregnancy for the mother, child and their families. PPI programs provide comprehensive case management services, community-based linkage and retention services, and evidenced-based education for mothers with a past or present substance use disorder diagnosis, while also providing support to their families and significant others.

Benefits of PPI Services

  • Improving birth outcomes, parenting skills and home environment
  • Increased access to community resources
  • Reduced risk of parental substance misuse
  • Promoting parent-child bonding and engagement in reproductive health and well-child visits

Who Is Eligible for PPI Services?

  • Pregnant women who are Texas residents with a past or present substance use disorder and her family members
  • Parenting women, with a child up to 6 years old, who are Texas residents with a past or present substance use disorder and her family members

How Do I Get PPI Services?

Call your local outreach, screening, assessment and referral center, local mental health authority or local behavioral health authority.

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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