Team Hope Archives
VUMC expands programming in effort to help pregnant and postpartum women, infants in opioid crisis
Aug. 12, 2021—A newly created program at Vanderbilt University Medical Center is aiming to address the increasing toll the opioid crisis is having on pregnant and postpartum women and their infants.
Project seeks to enhance opioid care for infants
Oct. 10, 2019—The number of opioid-exposed infants who were connected, along with their families, to outside resources upon discharge from the hospital surged in a recent six-month pilot.
Drug Take Back Day scheduled for Oct. 11
Sep. 30, 2019—Vanderbilt’s Team Hope will host a Drug Take Back Day, Oct. 11.
Team Hope collects 35 pounds of medication at ‘Take Back Day’ event
May. 9, 2019—About 35 pounds of over-the-counter and prescription medication were collected on April 12 at a Drug Take Back event hosted by Team Hope, in collaboration with the Tennessee Poison Center and Vanderbilt University Police Department.
Team Hope program’s mission is to enhance care for newborns with NAS
Jul. 26, 2018—A collaborative program across units at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is changing the way nurses and doctors care for newborns diagnosed with drug withdrawal symptoms at birth, also known as neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS).