Maternal Mental Health NOW has developed the free resources helpful in working with pregnant clients or new Moms

Maternal Mental Health NOW has developed the free resources helpful in working with pregnant clients or new Moms

 

A New Psycho-educational Self-Help Tool Available 

Check this new App and share the link with the expectant and new mothers you are working with!

Bringing Light to Motherhood is a free mobile web-based app that provides basic education about the transition to motherhood and the emotional changes that often occur during pregnancy and the period following delivery, the effects of untreated symptoms, tips and ideas for managing stress, and guidelines to recognize when professional help is needed. This app also gives mother’s the option to create a self-care plan.  The app was developed by Maternal Mental Health NOW in Los Angeles, and is offered as a free service to the community.
Download App 

 

You may also be interested in the patient engagement toolsame web-based app that can be downloaded and saved to computer devices. This web-based app was designed to increase a patient’s motivation to engage in treatment. Feel free to distribute and spread the word!

 

The Toolkit for professionals: Bringing Light to Motherhood: Community Provider Perinatal Mental Health Toolkit is an easy-to-use resource for any health care provider or caregiver that interacts with pregnant and new moms. It includes tips and recommendations on the risk factors, symptoms, prevention, screening, intervention and treatment of perinatal depression and related mood disorders, the toolkit also provides handouts that providers can distribute to patients, an exhaustive list of resources and information in Spanish.

The Toolkit is now available for free!  Fill in this form to get a link to download.

Diversity in Perinatal Mental Health Webinar Series are free and provide an opportunity to learn and deepen conversation about issues related to diversity, determinants and disparities in perinatal mental health. These virtual trainings are on the 2nd Thursday of the month from 12-1pm. Registration is required prior to each event. Upcoming Webinar on Transgenerational Trauma and Resilience among African American Mothers on February 8, 2018.

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