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2016 Perinatal Mental Health Collaborative Annual Report

 


 

Purpose

Based on the 2016-2020 Yolo County MCAH Title V Needs Assessment and with support from the MCAH Advisory Board and Fetal/Infant Mortality Review (FIMR) program, the Perinatal Mental Health Collaborative was launched on March 2014 to address the silent crisis of maternal mental health disorders that impact mothers, fathers, children and families in Yolo County.

Mission

Promote maternal wellness by developing and maintaining a system of care for Yolo County mothers who are at risk for or experiencing perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.

Activities of the Collaborative

Our collaborative meets monthly to move forward items from our action plan. Action items focus on community awareness, building & maintaining a strong collaborative & conducting a mapping project to identify existing resources and gaps in services/resources. Highlights of meetings are available here.


Resources For Professionals

Trainings:

May Awareness Month

  • May Campaign Posts
  • Free downloadable posters
  • May Campaign activities, including daily messages.
  • Blue Dot: The Blue Dot is the new universal symbol for postpartum depression, aka: Maternal Mental Health Disorders. Up to 1 in 7 women will experience symptoms of MMH Disorders before, during and/or after pregnancy. Join us in promoting action and awareness around this issue by taking a photo with the traveling blue dot.  Please contact Anna Sutton for additional information.


Research and Articles


Steering Committee Members

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2-1-1 Yolo
BirthStreams
Center for Famlies
CommuniCare Health Centers
Community members
First 5 Yolo
Foster & Kinship Care Education
Kaiser Permanente - Pediatrics
Partnership HealthPlan of California
Postpartum Support International
Progress House
Winters Healthcare Foundation
Woodland Health Care/Dignity Health
Woodland Police Department
Yolo County Children's Alliance
Yolo County Office of Education/Head Start
Yolo County Department of Employment & Social Services
Yolo County District Attorney's Office
Yolo County Health Services - Alcohol, Drug & Mental Health (ADMH)
Yolo County Health Services - Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health (MCAH)
Yolo County Health Services - Women, Infants & Children (WIC)
Yolo County Health Services - Vital Records
Yolo Family Service Agency (YFSA)

 

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