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Few Pregnant People Who Died of Overdose, Suicide in Michigan Received Proper Treatment Before Death

January 5, 2023


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5-15 mins
Holding Stomach

A recent study by Michigan Medicine researchers, who analyzed 237 maternal deaths due to suicide or overdose occurring between 2008 and 2018 in Michigan, revealed that only a few received proper therapy before death. The study reports that more than two-thirds of cases involved a documented behavioral health condition, however, only a third of these patients received psychotropic medications or medication-assisted therapy before their death.

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