OPTIC Tools

As part of our mission, OPTIC creates tools and data resources for interested parties to use and download. This list of resources will be updated over the life of the Center.

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Tools

  • Overhead view of a newborn baby in a hospital nursery, photo by RyanJLane/Getty Images

    Rates of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: Interactive Tool

    Mar 15, 2019

    Rates of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), which occurs in newborns who were exposed to opioids in the womb, have increased dramatically over the past decade. This web-based tool displays the rates of NAS from 2009 to 2015 by county in eight states.

Visualizations

Mental Health Clinician Shortage, Long-Term Unemployment Associated with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Mental Health Clinician Shortage, Long-Term Unemployment Associated with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Infographic developed by OPTIC collaborators at the Center for Child Health Policy, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, summarizing the key findings in Association Among County-Level Economic Factors, Clinician Supply, Metropolitan or Rural Location, and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. Infographic is available at the Center for Child Health Policy.

Substance-Exposed Infants & the U.S. Child Welfare System

Substance-Exposed Infants & the U.S. Child Welfare System

Infographic developed by OPTIC collaborators at the Center for Child Health Policy, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, summarizing the key findings in Improving the Child Welfare System to Respond to the Needs of Substance-Exposed Infants. Infographic is available at the Center for Child Health Policy

Policies that Punish Pregnant Women for Substance Use Linked to More Newborns Experiencing Drug Withdrawl

Policies that Punish Pregnant Women for Substance Use Linked to More Newborns Experiencing Drug Withdrawal

Infographic developed by OPTIC collaborators at the Center for Child Health Policy, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, summarizing the key findings in Association of Punitive Reporting State Policies Related to Substance Use in Pregnancy with Rates of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. Infographic is available at the Center for Child Health Policy.