World Maternal Mental Health Day May 4th

May 4th, 2016 is the first World Maternal Mental Health Day. The Council on Patient Safety in Women’s Health Care is offering a free Safety Action Series, Maternal Mental Health: Enhancing Screening and Better Practices on May 5th at 10:00 am CST.

» Identify barriers to engaging women in conversations about anxiety and depression.
» Explain ways to recognize at-risk populations in your practice.
» Discuss use of traditional screening tools and their characteristics.
» Discuss strategies to engage patients and their families in recognizing signs and symptoms.
» Identify support methods that can be utilized by families and by your organization.