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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.

Please scroll down for current COVID-19 resources

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

Lee Cohen, MD

Next Consultation

Tuesday, August 03
5PM - 6PM

Advisor - Lee Cohen

Day Date Time Advisor
Tuesday August 3 5PM Lee Cohen
Thursday August 5 1PM Marlene Freeman
Tuesday August 10 5PM Ruta Nonacs
Thursday August 12 1PM Edwin Raffi
Tuesday August 17 5PM Allison Baker
Thursday August 19 1PM Laura Petrillo
Tuesday August 24 5PM Allison Baker
Thursday August 26 1PM Marlene Freeman
Tuesday August 31 5PM Lee Cohen
Thursday September 2 1PM Laura Petrillo
Tuesday September 7 5PM Ruta Nonacs
Thursday September 9 1PM Marlene Freeman

*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.

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Maternal Mental Health Webinars

Integrating Maternal Mental Health into Obstetrics: An Employee-Based Insurance Model

Late Stages of Developing an integrated Maternal Mental Health/Obstetric Practice Part 2

Early Stages of Developing an integrated Maternal Mental Health/Obstetric Practice Part 1

Maternal Equity Covid-19

NYS Obstetric Hemorrhage Project Webinar

Covid-19 Resources

COVID-19 is impacting the lives of mothers and children across New York State. Project TEACH Maternal Mental Health Initiative continues to support Primary Care Providers during this time. Take advantage of the free consultation line, non-urgent email, and referrals to community resources for advice and support from expert psychiatrists in maternal mental health. It’s easy to schedule a consultation or non-urgent email below.

Maternal Mental Health Resources

Providers

Women and Families

2018 Project TEACH Maternal Depression Conference

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