The following FAQs provide basic information, sometimes about fairly complex topics, and will often link to more detailed information.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome?
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) is a group of problems that occur in a newborn after being exposed to illegal and/or prescription drugs while in its mother’s womb.
Who are the babies that you treat?
Our babies are from every socioeconomic status, every race, every ethnicity, and every culture. These drugs do not discriminate.
Why is Brigid's Path necessary?
Brigid’s Path brings babies into a home-like setting to recover compassionately and safely from drug exposure. We also help educate parents and caregivers so each baby will have the best chance to live a full, healthy life.
Do you have a 24-hour phone support for families after leaving?
Because these babies need special care, we do offer 24-hour phone support for families and caregivers after their babies go home.
Is Brigid's Path a nonprofit organization?
Yes! Brigid’s Path is an official 501(c)3 organization. Our tax exempt number is 47-1200761.
How long is your neonatal/pediatric treatment program?
Our treatment program is individual to each baby and treatment plans are unique to each child. Babies will stay with us as long as necessary to be healthy and stable.
From where do the babies come?
Our babies are referred to us from hospitals and children’s service organizations around Ohio.
How are you funded?
Brigid’s Path is funded through the generosity of donations and grants.
How can I help support Brigid’s Path?
Brigid’s Path cannot help these babies without your support. There are 3 ways you can help: through your prayers, your time, and your donations. Visit the Donation page for more ways you can support Brigid’s Path. Thank you!