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Maternal Mental Health

In 2018 New York State launched a broad effort to combat maternal depression.  Maternal depression and related mood and anxiety disorder are prevalent and have serious impacts on parents and their babies.  If you can identify and treat these conditions early, it leads to better health outcomes for mothers and children.

Project TEACH is part of this cross-systems effort.

Project TEACH helps you provide the best possible care to women both during and after pregnancy

This initiative gives you direct access to mental health experts who can provide guidance through:

Project TEACH provides real time access to reproductive psychiatrists to address your questions about how to help your patients with maternal mental health concerns. For timely consultations in real time with a reproductive psychiatrist call us at:

1-855-227-7272 Monday-Friday 9am – 5pm

For nonurgent questions email us and we will respond within 2 business days.
Linkage & Referrals

Our Liaison Coordinators are here to help identify mental health and related resources in your community to assist your patients. Each hub Liaison Coordinator has comprehensive knowledge of what resources are available in their region of the state, together providing expert knowledge of the whole state. For help with referrals call us at 1-855-227-7272 Monday-Friday 9 am-5 pm.

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Maternal Mental Health Training and Webinars

Maternal Mental Health Intensive Training - Spring 2023 Virtual Training Series “Essentials of Perinatal Psychiatry:
Psychopharmacology and Psychotherapy”

Monday, March 13, 2023 ● 9 am - Noon ● Event Details and Registration


To view our Upcoming Webinars please click here.

Perinatal Psychopharmacology
The Impact of Social Determinants of Health on Maternal Mental Health
Integrating Maternal Mental Health into Obstetrics: An Employee-Based Insurance Model
Late Stages of Developing an integrated Maternal Mental Health/Obstetric Practice
Early Stages of Developing an integrated Maternal Mental Health/Obstetric Practice
Maternal Equity and COVID-19 Panel Discussion