Multifaceted Program Helps Pediatricians Screen for Maternal Depression and Assess Infant Crying and Toilet Training, Enhancing Their Ability To Prevent, Identify, and Address Cases of Potential Child Abuse
A multifaceted program called Practicing Safety helps pediatricians become more effective in screening for potential child abuse and providing support and other services to prevent such abuse.
Dedicated Inpatient Unit Improves Outcomes and Generates High Satisfaction for Women With Severe Perinatal Depression
A dedicated inpatient unit features a physical environment, staffing, policies, and services tailored to women with severe perinatal depression, leading to improvements in outcomes and high levels of patient satisfaction.
Remote Viewing of Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Babies by Mother Promotes Bonding, Potentially Improves Infants' Long-Term Outcomes
Remote viewing of neonatal intensive care unit infants reduces maternal anxiety and promotes mother–infant bonding.
Telephone Counseling by Trained Volunteers Cuts Rate of Postnatal Depression Nearly in Half
Trained volunteers who have experienced and recovered from postnatal depression provide phone-based peer counseling to new, at-risk mothers over a 12-week period, leading to a significant reduction in postnatal depression.
Trained Physicians and Staff in Family Practices Screen for, Treat, and Manage Postpartum Depression, Improving Timeliness of Diagnosis, Access to Treatment, and Outcomes
Family medicine practices received training, tools, and support to assist them in screening, treating, and managing postpartum depression, leading to greater likelihood of diagnosis, enhanced access to treatment and followup support, and better outcomes.
Identifying Children and Families at Risk
This Web page from the Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD) program offers tools and resources to help States identify families and children at risk.
Depression During and After Pregnancy Fact Sheet
This tool answers common questions about depression during and after pregnancy.
Tools To Facilitate Diagnosis, Follow-Up, and Management of Postpartum Depression
This supplemental appendix for the Translating Research into Practice for Postpartum Depression (TRIPPD) effectiveness study provides a set of tools to facilitate diagnosis, follow-up, and management of postpartum depression.
Strengthening Families—Parent Resources
This resources page from the Mental Health America of Wisconsin's Strengthening Families provides tools that focus on children and families affected by mental health problems.
Mills Depression and Anxiety Checklist
This checklist, for women who have recently given birth, provides a list of symptoms and feelings they may experience to evaluate depression or anxiety.