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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.

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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

Lee Cohen, MD

Next Consultation

Tuesday, March 09
5PM - 6PM

Advisor - Lee Cohen

Day Date Time Advisor
Tuesday March 9 5PM Lee Cohen
Thursday March 11 1PM Marlene Freeman
Tuesday March 16 5PM Betty Wang
Thursday March 18 1PM Allison Baker
Tuesday March 23 5PM Laura Petrillo
Thursday March 25 1PM Marlene Freeman
Tuesday March 30 5PM Lee Cohen
Thursday April 1 1PM Laura Petrillo
Tuesday April 6 5PM Ruta Nonacs
Thursday April 8 1PM Marlene Freeman
Tuesday April 13 5PM Edwin Raffi
Thursday April 15 1PM Lee Cohen

*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.

reserve a time

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

Maternal Mental Health Resources

Providers

Women and Families