In 2014, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC opened its Pregnancy Recovery Center (PRC), an outpatient program offering pregnant women comprehensive and compassionate care for opioid addiction. The first and only in the region, the PRC provides office-based buprenorphine treatment, behavioral health counseling, social services, and prenatal care to pregnant and postpartum women with Opioid Use Disorder.
Patients in the PRC program receive treatment and medicine throughout their pregnancy. In the postpartum period, patients are connected with a community provider to continue medicine-assisted treatment. Babies born to mothers enrolled in the PRC program remain with their mothers whenever possible.
Opioid addiction is a chronic disease that can be managed and treated successfully. The PRC accomplishes this by:
The PRC offers:
For more information, please call 412-641-1211.