11 Mar, 2024

KTUL: OSU Center for Health Sciences receives grant to help incarcerated women

OSU Center for Health Sciences received a $500,000 grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration to address the effects of neonatal abstinence syndrome on communities in Green Country.

OSU-CHS says the grant will be used to provide family planning services to women, informing them of the associated dangers of opioid and substance misuse during pregnancy.

In addition, with the use of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families grant funding, Family & Children Services have begun the Parenting Inside Out program to better serve families by providing a parenting skills training program to former or current incarcerated parents in an effort to facilitate parent-child reunification, reduce recidivism and facilitate the reconnection of families.

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