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Maternal Mental Health NOW

We remove the barriers to the identification and treatment of postpartum depression and other perinatal mood and anxiety disorders so that new moms, their babies and families can have optimal beginnings.

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  • LIVE ·2015 Grants Challenge

    Maternal Mental Health NOW

    The overall goal of our project is to improve recognition and response to perinatal mood and anxiety disorders in medical settings in the safety net. We will do this by implementing a model of collaborative perinatal mental health care in 3 FQHCs, evaluating its effectiveness and creating a best practice guide. We will address other barriers to identification and treatment of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders by facilitating stigma-reduction workshops in the communities surrounding the sites.