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Perinatal Mental Health

Perinatal Mental Health and Substance Misuse Resources and Continuing Education

Support new moms' mental well-being: Share trusted perinatal mental health resources curated by experts.

Perinatal Mental Health
The following pre-recorded webinars are presented by Illinois DocAssist for Innovations to ImPROve Maternal OuTcomEs-Illinois (I PROMOTE-IL) through the State Maternal Health Innovation Program. Below you will also find resources and tools related to each topic.

Identifying and Treating Perinatal Anxiety Heading link

Illinois DocAssist psychiatric consultants, Ashley Mulvihill, MD and Rhapsody Mason LCSW,  discuss the prevalence of perinatal anxiety. Skills in identifying and treating anxiety disorders in the primary care and obstetric setting are presented.

Length: 50 minutes

CME: 1.0 hour CME (1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit)

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Identifying and Treating Perinatal Depression Heading link

Illinois DocAssist psychiatric consultants, Ashley Mulvihill, MD and Rhapsody Mason LCSW,  discuss the prevalence of perinatal depression. Skills in identifying and treating these disorders in the primary care and obstetric setting are presented.

Length: 42 minutes

Click here to take the recorded webinar

Perinatal Depression Resources and Tools

Perinatal Substance Misuse Heading link

Illinois DocAssist psychiatric consultant, Diane Misch, MD discusses identifying and addressing perinatal substance misuse.

Length: 35 minutes

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Additional Resources: Information on Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT) 

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