Maternal Wellness, Postpartum Depression and Perinatal Mood Disorders Project
Local health care providers and community programs provide depression screenings, intervention, and tracking services for women suspected of having Post partum Depression and/or Perinatal Mood disorders. Services include screening and referral for treatment by health care providers, West Central Mental Health, Inc. or the Early Childhood Mental Health Specialists at Crib to Kindergarten. Services may include health follow up, clinical counseling, and/or support groups. Two support groups are presently available: Adjusting to Motherhood, an educational group for mothers with postpartum depression; and Great Expectations, for pregnant women.