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Supporting Families Project

Funding for the project is provided in full by the University of Baltimore/High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA)/Office for National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)

Official Project Title:

Developing Local Infrastructure to Address the Significant Needs of Caregivers with

Opioid Addiction and Their Children

Award: $300,295   December 1, 2019 - August 31, 2021

Opportunities to strengthen resilience in the face of adversity start in infancy and continue well into adolescence. Healthy relationships, particularly with caregivers, influence development of the brain all along the way to support overall health and well-being.

Mother and Baby on Floor

This webinar presented by the NPSC discusses the prevalence of children impacted by caregivers with addiction, the effects of adversity on the brain and body, and the promise for healthy development with targeted intervention.