Project TEACH

Maternal Mental Health Initiative

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

Project TEACH is a part of this cross-systems effort.

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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 on how to:

Featured Consult Calls

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Consultation Services

Marlene, Freeman, MD, MPH

Next Consultation

Thursday, August 13
1PM - 2PM

Advisor - Marlene Freeman

Day Date Time Advisor
Thursday August 13 1PM Marlene Freeman
Tuesday August 18 5PM Ruta Nonacs
Thursday August 20 1PM Laura Petrillo
Tuesday August 25 5PM Edwin Raffi
Thursday August 27 1PM Allison Baker

*Dates and times subject to change.

PARTICIPATE IN ONE OF OUR UPCOMING CONSULT CALLS

New York State maternal mental health providers can schedule a consultation with expert psychiatrists in maternal mental health through an open conference line. The open conference line is available twice weekly on Tuesdays from 5 to 6 PM and Thursdays from 1 to 2 PM. Providers can schedule in advance a ten-minute window to call in to present cases or ask questions and get responses.

Providers may also submit non-urgent questions by email. Expert psychiatrists in maternal mental health will respond to all questions within two business days.

Interactive consultations take place 2 times per week.*

TUESDAYS 5PM - 6PM THURSDAYS 1PM - 2PM

RESERVE A TIME FOR YOUR QUESTION

Any provider may schedule in advance a specific ten-minute window to call in and present a brief case or question and get a response. Providers may join the open conference line at any time or call in only for their scheduled call-in time.

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EMAIL A NON-URGENT QUESTION

Providers can also submit non-urgent questions by email. An expert physician will respond within 2 business days.

EMAIL QUESTION

Linkages & Referrals

Our Regional Providers are here to help you find linkages and referrals. Resources are available by calling Project TEACH Regional Provider in your area. Locate your county on the map. Then use the contact information for your region to request linkage and referral information.

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Women and Families