Maternal Mental Health NOW is pleased to make the following materials available to health and human service providers to health in Los Angeles and beyond:

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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 are 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. The Toolkit is available for sale for $40 including shipping & handling.  Please click here to purchase.

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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.  The posters are currently on back order. Please check back in a couple months.

 

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 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.  Languages include:

$5 covers the cost of shipping 200 brochures.  Please click here to place an order.

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Patient Health Questionnaire - 9

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.

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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.