Nurse Navigators take a team approach to saving the youngest victims of the opioid epidemic

In our corner of the state, a group of healthcare providers have piloted a program that addresses the obstacles of the opioid epidemic head-on, through coordinated care from a team of obstetricians, addiction specialists, and nurse navigators. State officials believe it could become a model for addiction treatment — and the state’s best hope against the staggering human and financial costs of neonatal abstinence syndrome, or NAS.

IPAC is a proud supporter of the Nurse Navigators that participate in this team. Read more about their approach to care to learn why.