GVMC Drug-Free Mother Baby program showing results

More than 75 mothers have received support to combat their drug addiction during their pregnancy in the first year for the Drug-Free Mother Baby Greenbrier Valley program at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center (GVMC).

The three-year program and the program case manager are made possible through grants from the West Virginia Perinatal Partnership, the Claude Benedum Worthington Foundation and the West Virginia Bureau for Behavioral Health.

Beginning in November 2012, case manager Tameran Asbury, a master’s level clinician, a licensed clinical social worker and a substance abuse professional, began seeing all incoming obstetrics patients in the Greenbrier Physicians Clinic. At their first prenatal appointment, mothers are screened for current or past substance abuse and meet with the case manager. Read the full story »