Perinatal Mood Disorders

Perinatal Mood Disorders include a spectrum of illnesses ranging from "the baby blues" to Postpartum Psychosis.  Regardless of where a new mother falls in this spectrum, it is critical that she receive the support and treatment she needs and deserves so that she can begin enjoying motherhood. 

NYS Department of Health Perinatal Mood Disorders Radio Public Service Announcements
scrollperimood60 Second Radio Spot (mp3)

The LHVPN is committed to fulfilling its vision that "Every pregnancy is healthy and wanted and all women and families receive the support and services they need in a respectful environment."  We have provided a list of important websites and resources for you to utilize in your own life or for your clients/patients.

Resources:

Screening Tools:

Resources for Partners:

Mental Health Associations by County:

 

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