Perinatal Substance Exposure Task Force of the Governor’s Commission on Alcohol and Other Drugs
The mission of the Perinatal Substance Exposure Task Force is to identify, clarify, and inform the Governor’s Commission about issues related to perinatal substance exposure: including ways to lessen barriers pregnant women face when seeking quality healthcare; aligning state policy and activities with best medical practices for pregnant and newly parenting women and their children; and increasing public awareness about the dangers of exposure to prescription and illicit drugs, alcohol and other substances during pregnancy.
Meeting Date & Time**: Meets third Wednesday of every other month from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. See meeting schedule for dates. Please note: The Governor’s Commission and all Task Forces are returning to in-person meetings. Our SEPTEMBER meeting has been canceled. **Please communicate any accommodations at least seven (7) days prior to the event by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure you are able to fully participate in a Task Force meeting.
Meeting Location: TBD
Task Force Chair: Kate Thomson (email@example.com)
Members: Perinatal Substance Exposure Task Force Members List
Perinatal Substance Exposure Task Force: Strategic Action Plan / Priority Map
Plans of Safe Care (POSC) Materials – POSC fosters coordination of services and supports to help mothers and their infants stay safe and connected when they leave the hospital.
Task Force Meeting Materials
January 14 – Provider Forum
January 28 – Agenda & Minutes
February – *No meeting held
March 25 – Agenda & Minutes
April – *No meeting held
May – *No meeting held
June – *No meeting held
July 22 – Agenda & Minutes
September 23 – Agenda & Minutes
December 16 – Agenda & Minutes
*Task Force members were active in workgroups and post-forum activities during these times.