Positive Direction Model© Brochure
The Positive Direction Model© seeks to improve birth outcomes for pregnant women who have substance use disorders or prescribed medication assisted treatment, aiming to shorten hospital stays in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for infants born exposed to substances. By working closely with OB GYN offices, the Positive Direction Model is utilized to address all aspects of a woman’s emotional, physical, and mental health.
The average length of stay for infants not related to the Positive Direction Model© is 17 days with a total cost of approximately $80,000.00. The average length of stay for infants related to the PD Model© is 5 days with a total cost of approximately $22,000.00.