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Linking Actions for Healthy
Mothers & Babies (LAHMB)
Program Consortium

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Expected Outcomes

Through the LAHMB Consortium, our goals include:

  • Reducing the incidence and impact of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS)

  • Employing a multi-dimensional approach across the preconception, prenatal, and post-partum continuum

  • Engaging, educating, and coordinating services for at-risk individuals and pregnant/parenting families across Gila County

  • Improving early identification and intervention for Substance Use Disorder (SUD) among pregnant women and mothers

  • Enhancing labor and delivery practices for mothers with SUD

  • Improving postpartum support for mothers and babies

  • Enhancing outreach and education on healthy pregnancy, parenting, and SUD disease prevention

  • Improving coordinated and uniform data collection procedures among providers

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Consortium Partnerships

Our program brings together a diverse range of partners, including:

  • Gila County - Globe

    • Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center

    • Gila County Sheriff’s Office

    • Copper Hills Family Advocacy Center

    • GILA House, Inc

  • Payson

    • Community Bridges Behavioral Health

  • San Carlos

    • Izeé Baa Gowąh, San Carlos Apache Healthcare System

    • Nnee Bich’o Nii Department

    • Public Transit & TANF

Interested in joining the Consortium?
Contact: Sara Sherman
520.744.9595 | SaraS@AZYP.org

Arizona Youth Partnership Employs
Evidence-Based and Promising Practice Models

We employ various evidence-based and promising practices, such as:

  • InJoy Comprehensive Understanding Birth Childbirth Curriculum

  • Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Framework

  • Motivational Interviewing Best Practices

  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) Questionnaire

AZYP's LAHMB initiative represents a significant leap forward in enhancing healthcare coordination and delivery to pregnant and parenting families in the region.
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