Francesca Mia Gomez speaks with Dr. Luke Peterson of Banner Health about pregnancy and Opioid Use Disorder. Dr. Peterson explains why Medication-Assisted Treatment is the recommended therapy for pregnant people.
Myth: Pregnant women should quit opioids "cold turkey."
Fact: MAT is the recommended therapy for pregnant women with Opioid Use Disorder.
Bryce Newberry speaks with Patrick Sullivan. Patrick is in active recovery from Opioid Use Disorder thanks to Medication-Assisted Treatment. Patrick explains what it took for him to move through addiction and reminds viewers that recovery is possible.
Myth: There is no hope for people who are addicted to opioids.