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Are you a health care, mental health or public health professional, child care or social service provider, social worker, doula, or childbirth educator?
Do you work with pregnant or postpartum women, children, and families?
If yes, you have a unique opportunity to support and educate women and families, and reduce the impact of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.
Many providers feel that they lack the knowledge, skills, or comfort to identify, assess, refer or support women with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. Use the links below to learn more and find resources to help you address perinatal mood and anxiety with your patients or clients.
Professionals who provide care and education to new parents have a unique opportunity to identify, inform, and support families coping with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. This page provides reliable links to training and educational resources for Oregon providers working with pregnant and postpartum women and families.
Step PPD Support and training to enhance primary care for depression.
Extensive national and local resources are available to help providers address perinatal mental health in their practices. These include validated screening tools, algorithms for care, case studies and information about roadblocks to treatment, and much more.
Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Women’s Mental Health offers a library of articles about a variety of reproductive psychiatric disorders and information about medication during breastfeeding and pregnancy
The MCH Library’s Knowledge Path offers links to a broad array of research, data bases, and websites.
Oregon Resources for Provider Support and Consultation
Service providers play a key role in supporting and educating women and families about about perinatal depression and anxiety. This page contains links to reliable parent education materials on perinatal depression and anxiety.
Parent Education Materials, localized for Oregon
Other Outreach and Patient Education Materials
Self-Care Tools for Women
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