At Project TEACH, our goal is to ensure maternal health clinicians feel confident offering the right mental health interventions to patients.
Our no-cost consultations and trainings can help you identify mild-to-moderate mental health concerns earlier in the mother's journey.
Project TEACH is here to help.
Maternal anxiety, depression and mood disorders can be easy to miss. Project TEACH can help you recognize the signs and feel more confident taking the right steps to get your patients the support they need.
What if it goes beyond the “Baby Blues?”
1 in 5 women will experience MMH conditions during pregnancy or first year following pregnancy
What if it's not just hormones?
27% of women enter pregnancy with anxiety or depression
What if it's more than sleep deprivation?
75% of women who experience MMH symptoms go untreated
What if it won't go away on its own?
Suicide and overdose are the leading causes of death in the first year postpartum, with 100% of these deaths deemed preventable
Project TEACH offers resources, trainings and education opportunities to pediatric and maternal primary care clinicians across New York State to support your delivery of compassionate care to children, pregnant persons and families who experience mild-to-moderate mental health concerns. Project TEACH is run by psychiatrists and mental health clinicians, and is funded by the New York State of Mental Health (OMH).
Calls are responded to immediately Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
When you have a patient in need of mental health support, speak directly with psychiatrists to get them the help they need. Ask questions, discuss cases, review treatment options, or obtain referral assistance - whatever you need to support the mental health of your patients! Our psychiatrists are also available to provide a face-to-face evaluation of patients via video feed, if needed.
No-cost CME webinars & trainings
Project TEACH offers specialized and in-depth trainings and webinars at no cost. These events are designed to assist you in assessing, treating and managing mild-to-moderate mental health concerns in your practice. CME credits are available upon completion. Sign up for a free event!
MaternalMaternal Mental Health Webinar: Sleep Disturbances in the Perinatal Period
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