Maternal Opiate Medical Support (M.O.M.S)

MOMS is a program for pregnant women and new moms that struggle with opiate and stimulant use. Our care team has over a decade of experience working with pregnant/postpartum mothers and mothers with young children and will work with women to understand their needs and to support them during and after pregnancy.

Support Systems

Meridian HealthCare is committed to building positive partnerships with child welfare to help better-support our clients during and after their pregnancies. We strive to ensure mom and baby will live in a safe, sober environment.

  • Child Welfare
  • Prefers to keep babies with their moms. Involvement does not mean a “case” will
    be opened
  • Will help you develop a plan of safe care in case of relapse
  • Provides additional resources to support a client’s recovery
  • MOMS Program
  • Coordinates all program partners needed to fully support recovery for opioid-dependent women
  • Ensures safe and stable housing and other supports for the health and safety of
    mom and baby
  • Gathers many resources in the community to support all aspects of a client’s

Programs + Services

MOMS supports all aspects of care for the entire family:

  • Postpartum + ongoing medical care
  • Substance use disorder counseling
  • Health education
  • Baby care + parenting
  • Educational + vocational services
  • Mental health counseling
  • Client-specific treatment plans including social needs
  • Ongoing care coordination to ensure all needs are met

Program Goals

  • Foster recovery
  • Ensure child safety
  • Promote family stability

Consistent MAT provides the best chance for:

  • Mom’s recovery
  • Reduced risk of miscarriage
  • A healthier baby

Program Goals

  • Methadone Therapy
  • Buprenorphine Therapy
  • Intensive counseling and other recovery services
  • Physician treatment and management

NOTE: MAT is not intended for the treatment of chronic pain. Admission Criteria: Must be a pregnant woman or postpartum actively in recovery or addicted to opiates or stimulants. We encourage you to visit for more information about the program.

When You’re Ready, So Are We!

No referral is needed to start treatment with our qualified, experienced addiction services staff. Simply contact our Meridian Rd. or Warren office locations – OR – walk-in during office hours, Monday through Friday.