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Perinatal Care of Substance Using Mothers and Their Infants

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Health information available on the internet is not always reliable or accurate. While not necessarily endorsing the views expressed on these websites, the links may provide a good starting point for locating information on substance use during pregnancy and other related topics.

Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs. Hidden harm: responding to the needs of children of problem drug users. London: Home Office; 2003. 
http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/publications/agencies-public-bodies/acmd1/hidden-harm-full?view=Standard&pubID=900899 

Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS)
http://www.dao.health.wa.gov.au/Gettinghelp/Wheretogethelp/AlcoholandDrugInformationservice.aspx

Alcohol & Drugs Resources (Drink and Drugs.Net)
http://www.drinkanddrugs.net/

Antenatal care: routine care for the healthy pregnant woman, clinical guideline. London: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists for the National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health; 2008.
http://www.nice.org.uk/CG62

Australian Drug Information Network (ADIN) 
http://www.adin.com.au/content.asp?Document_ID=1

Australian drug trends 2010: findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS). Sydney: National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre; 2011.
http://ndarc.med.unsw.edu.au/sites/ndarc.cms.med.unsw.edu.au/files/ndarc/resources/IDRSDTS2010.pdf

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. 2010 National Drug Strategy Household Survey Report. Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare; 2010. Report No. PHE 145.
http://www.aihw.gov.au/WorkArea/DownloadAsset.aspx?id=10737421314&libID10737421314

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. 2010 Supplementary tables: National Drug Strategy Household Survey report. Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare; 2010.
http://www.aihw.gov.au/WorkArea/DownloadAsset.aspx?id=10737419579&libID=10737419578

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. Statistics on drug use in Australia 2006. Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare; 2007. Report No: PHE 80.
http://www.aihw.gov.au/WorkArea/DownloadAsset.aspx?id=6442459808

Australian trends in ecstasy and related drug markets 2010: Findings from the Ecstacy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS). National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre; 2011. Report No: 64.
http://ndarc.med.unsw.edu.au/sites/ndarc.cms.med.unsw.edu.au/files/ndarc/resources/EDRSDTS2010.pdf

Clinical guidelines and procedures for the use of methadone in the maintenance treatment of opioid dependence. Canberra: Department of Health and Ageing; 2003.
http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/43526A91DD099D59CA257554007C616A/$File/methadone_cguide_s.pdf

Drug Aware
http://www.drugaware.com.au/

Drug and Alcohol Office, Western Australia
http://www.dao.health.wa.gov.au/

Drugs and Human Performance Fact Sheets (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/people/injury/research/job185drugs/introduction.htm

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Guidelines for Referral and Diagnosis
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/fasd/documents/fas_guidelines_accessible.pdf

Grey literature - DrugScope Information & Library Service
http://www.drugscope.org.uk/resources/informationservice

Hepatitis Australia.
http://www.hepatitisaustralia.com/about-hepatitis/faqs

Information and resources (Drug and Alcohol Office, Western Australia) 
http://www.dao.health.wa.gov.au/Informationandresources/Publicationsandresources.aspx

Lambeth Drug and Alcohol Action Team. Guidance for working with substance using parents, their children and pregnant women. London: Lambeth Drug & Alcohol Action Team; 2006 http://www.lambeth.gov.uk/NR/rdonlyres/CE1BB5EE-9A95-4E43-BB68-CBF5049CD6D5/0/LambethGuidanceWorkingSMParents.pdf

Ministerial Council on Drug Strategy. National clinical guidelines for the management of drug use during pregnancy, birth and the early development years of the newborn. Sydney: NSW Health; 2006 http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/pubs/2006/pdf/ncg_druguse.pdf

Ministerial Council on Drug Strategy.  Background papers for the National clinical guidelines for the management of drug use during pregnancy, birth and the early development years of the newborn. Sydney: NSW Health; 2006
http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/pubs/2006/pdf/bgpapers_drugs_pregnancy.pdf

National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDRAC) 
http://ndarc.med.unsw.edu.au/

National Drug Strategy 
http://www.nationaldrugstrategy.gov.au/

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
http://www.drugabuse.gov/index.html

National Institute on Drug Abuse - NIDA for Teens
Designed to help educated adolescents ages 11 through 15 on the science behind drug abuse
http://teens.drugabuse.gov/

National Organisation for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Related Disorders (NOFASARD)
http://www.nofasard.org/

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
http://kemh.health.wa.gov.au/brochures/consumers/wnhs0197.pdf

New Beginnings, Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation - Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and How Drugs Affect Pregnancy
http://www.newbeginningsdrugrehab.org/how-drugs-affect-pregnancy

Parenting Capacity and Substance Misuse (Social Care Institute for Excellence Research Briefing 06)
http://www.scie.org.uk/publications/briefings/briefing06/index.asp

Royal Women's Hospital: The Women's Alcohol and Drug Service
http://www.thewomens.org.au/AlcoholDrugService

Street Drugs
http://www.streetdrugs.org/

Stepping Stone Center
http://www.steppingstonecenter.org/fetal-alcohol-syndrome/

Substance misuse in pregnancy: a resource pack for professionals in Lothian. Edinburgh: NHS Lothian; 2003.
http://www.nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk/MediaCentre/Publications/ForProfessionals/Documents/SubstanceMisusePregnancy.pdf

West Australian Drug Trends 2011: Finding from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS). Sydney: National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre; 2012. Report No:79.
http://www.ndarc.med.unsw.edu.au/sites/ndarc.cms.med.unsw.edu.au/files/ndarc/resources/WA_IDRS_2011.pdf

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