Pregnant Postpartum Intervention (PPI)
Abilene Recovery Council's PPI, also known as the "Labor of Love" program is designed to provide community-based, gender specific outreach and intervention services for pregnant and postpartum females (adult and youth) with substance use disorders or who are at risk of developing substance use disorders.The "Labor of Love" program has received a grant from the Community Foundation of Abilene every year since 2016 to assist the program in providing baby and mother care items for participants. We thank them for their continued support!
Screenings and assessments
OSAR and LMHA (Local Mental Health Authority) referrals when appropriate
HIV/STD education & rapid testing services
Evidence-based education on parenting, child development, family violence, safety, pregnancy planning and reproductive health, and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)
Alternative activities to promote family bonding
Labor of Love program services include:
The following counties are served:
For more information, please contact the PPI Program Director, Melisa Pendley, at 325-673-2242, ext. 124 or firstname.lastname@example.org.