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OPHA 2012 Maternal Mental Health Presentation

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Nurit Fischler

on 14 November 2012

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Transcript of OPHA 2012 Maternal Mental Health Presentation

How we got started Oregon's
Maternal Mental Health Initiative HB2235
Maternal Mental Health Patient and Provider Education Act HB 2235 Accomplishments What we're working on What's next? What it's really all about Improving Maternal Mental Health in Oregon:
The Maternal Mental Health Patient and Provider Education Act www.healthoregon.org/perinatalmentalhealth Wendy Davis, Phd
Executive Director
Postpartum Support International
wdavis@postpartum.net Many projects at many levels Partners include Depression is the leading cause of disease-related disability in women, and the most common serious complication of childbirth.

In Oregon, one in four women report symptoms of depression either during or after pregnancy.

Effective screening and treatment exist, yet most cases are never diagnosed or treated. Shared recognition of the severe impact of MMH disorders
Shared desire make services and systems more responsive to the needs of women and families suffering from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders © 2010 State and local public health * Postpartum Support International * State Offices of Addictions and Mental Health, and Medicaid * Public and private obstetric, pediatric, and primary care providers * state and local early childhood service providers * hospitals and health systems * community-based programs * social workers and mental health professionals * legislators * maternal and child health advocates * and more... Public and provider education
Community mobilization to enhance Screening and referral
Social support and treatment treatment services
health and mental health systems integration
policy and funding
Research and surveillance
Nurit Fischler, MS
Oregon Health Authority
Public Health Division
Maternal and Child Health
nurit.r.fischler@state.or.us http://www.healthoregon.org/perinatalmentalhealth OHA's Maternal Mental Health Website Your ideas? What we know Establishes OHA Maternal Mental Health Patient and Provider Education Program Program goals:
identify and address maternal mental health disorders; and
prevent the associated long-term negative outcomes for women, children and families that result from these disorders Directs OHA to: Develop maternal mental health informational materials for health care providers who serve pregnant and postpartum patients
Post the informational materials on the OHA website Funding HB 2235 Allows OHA to seek funding, but does not provide any funds
Support for implementation has come from:
* Title V Maternal and Child Health Block Grant
* Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems Grant
* SAMHSA LAUNCH initiative * Maternal mental health training modules

* Webinar trainings for LHD WIC and MCH staff

* Community Needs and Resource Assessment to enhance referral networks (piloted in Deschutes County)

* Enhanced SafeNet/211 database and referral capacity for maternal mental health

* Perintal Depression and Anxiety patient education brochure (English and Spanish)

* Maternal Mental Health Website Develop SafeNet /211info mmh referral protocols and training

Expand the reach of the MMH modules and train additional DHS staff on MMH (ECCS grant funding)

Support enhanced provider capacity through training in MMH (START, PSI, etc.) and building provider networks

Expand the use of the community maternal mental health assessment to enhance local referral and tx networks

Support ELC and CCOs to integrate MMH screening, assessment, treatment, and support into their work

Ongoing surveillance and dissemination of MMH data

Promote use of MMH website and materials

Seek funding to enhanced MMH systems and services Presented by: Nurit Fischler, MS
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