New Partnership Aims to Decrease Number of Infants Born Exposed to Opioids in Tennessee

Two Nashville-area companies announced a new partnership last week to provide clinical and wraparound services for expecting mothers struggling with opioid use disorders.

ReVIDA Recovery Centers and Franklin-based 180 Health Partners are joining forces to coordinate care for pregnant women at ReVIDA's seven locations in east Tennessee and southwest Virginia. 

The partnership's goal is to lessen the number of infants born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, or NAS, a condition that newborns experience when they withdraw from a substance they were exposed to in utero. 

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