Maternal Mental Health NOW is pleased to make the following materials & resources available to health and human service providers in Los Angeles and beyond:
Bringing Light to Motherhood: Community Provider Perinatal Mental Health Toolkit
This toolkit is an easy-to-use resource geared toward any health care provider or caregiver that interacts with new moms and moms-to-be. With over 100 pages full of tips and advice 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.
A digital file of The Toolkit is available for FREE. Please click here to register to receive the digital file.
Speak Up When You’re Down posters
These double-sided Spanish/English posters are available for display in your office building, workplace, church, community center, preschool and doctor’s office.
$10 covers the cost of shipping up to 50 posters. Please click here to place an order.
Six Things You Should Know Brochures
These double-sided bilingual brochures are available for distribution at your workplace, church, community center, preschool and doctor’s office. Below we provide links to download PDFs of the brochures or to order printed packs of the brochures. $5 covers the cost of shipping 250 brochures. Languages include:
The PHQ-9 is the nine item depression scale of the Patient Health Questionnaire. It can be a powerful tool to assist clinicians with diagnosing perinatal depression and monitoring treatment response. Downloadable in English and Spanish.
Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale
The Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale is a useful 3 question tool to screen patients for postpartum depression. Downloadable in English and Spanish.
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