Caring For Two/Pregnant and Post Partum Intervention

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“My baby girl, Arial, is happy and healthy thanks in part to the Caring for Two program. They showed me how important it was for me to live a drug free lifestyle so my daughter would not be at risk.” Sandra

The Caring For Two program is geared towards improving birth outcomes by providing community based outreach and intervention services for pregnant and postpartum women in order to decrease risk factors for substance use disorders and promote a healthy lifestyle.

Caring For Two strives to achieve the following results:

  • Decrease the risk factors for substance use disorders
  • Promote a healthy lifestyle without substance use
  • Increase knowledge and adoption of healthy behaviors during pregnancy and parenting
  • Improve birth outcomes that result in fewer drug and alcohol-exposed births

Caring For Two offers the following services:

  • Screening and Assessment
  • Case Management
  • Parenting classes and coaching
  • Baby basics and safety education
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) education
  • Counseling to address effects of trauma
  • Individual and Group Counseling
  • Prenatal needs
  • Social Activities
  • Referrals for substance use disorders treatment and other physical and mental health needs

For more information:

Teresa Garcia
Director, Caring For Two
713-691-0900
tgarcia@santamariahostel.org

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