New Day is a service of Umpqua Health Alliance for Douglas County residents on the Oregon Health Plan. We help pregnant women struggling with substance abuse or other challenges.
We work together with you and your OB doctor, and with other community providers and agencies to offer support and resources. The New Day staff can help with:
Most importantly, see a doctor. You can:
Lots of things can cause problems for babies before and after they are born, and sometimes those problems last a lifetime. Things like smoking, alcohol, substance abuse, marijuana, unsafe housing, poor nutrition, domestic violence, and stress are harmful to pregnant women and their children. The New Day program can help you deal with these things. Even small changes can make a BIG difference. We can help.
If you are currently using opiates like heroin or pain pills, or in a methadone or suboxone program, we can work with a doctor who specializes in MAT to help you get through your pregnancy safely. You want a healthy baby and we want to help you get there.
If you have a pregnant patient who could benefit from a behavioral assessment and/or behavioral management, make a referral. We will assess each patient for basic resource needs, mental health and substance use issues, safety and environmental factors. We can:
We are available to meet with your patients in your practice, or in the New Day office. Arrangements can also be made for a meeting place in the community.
New Day referrals can be sent by phone, email or fax.
Phone: (541) 229-4842
Fax: (541) 459-5741