Ask the Experts: Contraception

Opiate dependent people tend to have unwanted children. 90% of pregnancies among opioid-using women are unintended. And they are five times more likely to have an abortion than the general population. Listen to this podcast to hear our experts, Vicki and Matt from Family Services provide education on contraception.

Discussion Guide:

Which birth control is the most effective?

What is the difference between hormonal and non-hormonal contraceptives?

Which forms of birth control are most effective in protecting against HIV and STDs?

Which type of birth control is right for you?

Supplemental Reading:

Which Birth Control Method is Right for Me, The Iowa Initiative

Birth Control Methods, Bedsider, http://www.bedsider.org/methods