New Aced It Episode: Pregnant People & Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD)

The study we cover in this episode considers medication for opioid use disorder treatment among individuals who are pregnant. The researchers report interesting findings related to pregnancy and race/ethnicity and suggest some reasons for disparities including stigma and Medicaid access.

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Khachikian, T., Amaro, H., Guerrero, E., Kong, Y., & Marsh, J. C. (2022). Disparities in opioid treatment access and retention among women based on pregnancy status from 2006 to 2017. Drug and alcohol dependence reports2, 100030.