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Maternal Depression

Project TEACH: Maternal Depression Conference

The Maternal Depression Conference was held in Albany on October 22, 2018. Its purpose was to provide training to New York State providers on the early identification and treatment of maternal depression and related mood and anxiety disorders during pregnancy and postpartum to create better health outcomes for women, children and families across the State.

Prevalence and Consequences of Maternal Mood and Anxiety Disorders

Laura F. Petrillo, MD

Accurate Diagnosis for the Primary Care Setting: Identification of Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Psychotic Disorders and Anxiety Disorders

Ruta Nonacs, MD, PhD

Screening for Maternal Mood and Anxiety Disorders: Tools and Steps to Enhance Treatment Engagement

Lisa Weinstock, MD

Treatment Considerations for Pregnant and Postpartum Women: Medication Treatments: Risks, Benefits, and How to Select Medication Treatments

Marlene P. Freeman, MD

Treatment Considerations for Pregnant and Postpartum Women: Non-pharmacologic Treatment

Margaret G. Spinelli, MD

Other Critical Treatment Considerations: Substance Misuse Disorders, Interpersonal Violence, and Trauma

Edwin Raffi, MD, MPH

Patient Education and Stigma Reduction

Sonia Murdock

Cultural Competency

Nhi-Ha Thuy Trinh, MD, MPH


Douglas Fish, MD


Amy Jones-Renaud, MPH

Practice Change – Multidisciplinary Perspectives: Adult Primary Care, Obstetrics, and Pediatrics

Mary E. D’Alton, MD