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Available Services for Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID)

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Center of New Jersey (SCNJ) Hotline: 800-545-7437 / Office line: 732-249-2160 / E-mail: scnj@rwjms.rutgers.edu [[br]] Mission: *Risk reduction and preventive education *Research *Bereavement support [[br]] Visit [http://www.rwjms.rutgers.edu/sids/ the SCNJ website] or email the SCNJ to obtain additional information and services. To access hospital Safe Sleep Tool Kits; the American Academy of Pediatrics safe infant sleep guidelines; and SIDS Center safe sleep flyers, videos, information on its free mobile phone app, and related material: [http://www.rwjms.rutgers.edu/sids]. Examples of SCNJ's educational programs are *SIDS Info, free mobile phone app *Nurses and Physicians LEAD the Way, education programs for physicians and nurses for birthing hospitals *Neighborhoods LEAD the Way, which reaches into communities at highest risk to address the challenges of racial disparity often in collaboration with local clergy *Education for child protective services, social service programs, primary care centers, first responders, doula programs, home visiting programs, community health workers, and other providers and agencies *Baby onesies with safe sleep messaging [[br]] The SCNJ provides educational materials in English, Spanish, Arabic, Haitian Creole, and Hindi with other languages, such as Dari, available as requested. Educational videos, hospital tool kits, webinars, and other message facilitating material are distributed and available on the [http://www.rwjms.rutgers.edu/sids/ SCNJ website]. In addressing the major risk of household smoke exposure, the SCNJ collaborated with [http://momsquit.com/ Mom's Quit Connection] to extend the penetration of knowledge and interventions. The SCNJ also targets specific groups of caregivers, such as grandparents, and works with faith-based communities to reach caregivers at community levels. To arrange an education program with the SCNJ, call 732-249-2160. or email scnj@rwjms.rutgers.edu.

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