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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

Substance Use Disorders and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Women of Reproductive Age

Edwin Raffi, MD, MPH

* When registering, click the drop-down menu to select June 1

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Postpartum Psychiatric Illness: Identifying Women at High Risk and Opportunities for Prevention

Ruta Nonacs, MD, PhD

* When registering, click the drop-down menu to select June 17

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Consultation Services

Next Consultation

Tuesday, May 11
5PM - 6PM

Advisor - Betty Wang

Day Date Time Advisor
Tuesday May 11 5PM Betty Wang
Thursday May 13 1PM Marlene Freeman
Tuesday May 18 5PM Lee Cohen
Thursday May 20 1PM Marlene Freeman
Tuesday May 25 5PM Betty Wang
Thursday May 27 1PM Laura Petrillo
Tuesday June 1 5PM Edwin Raffi
Thursday June 3 1PM Marlene Freeman
Tuesday June 8 5PM Lee Cohen
Thursday June 10 1PM Laura Petrillo
Tuesday June 15 5PM Edwin Raffi
Thursday June 17 1PM Ruta Nonacs

*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

Maternal Mental Health Resources

Providers

Women and Families

2018 Project TEACH Maternal Depression Conference

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