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Maternal Depression Initiatives

The NYS Office of Mental Health’s (OMH) will launch the first State-operated intensive outpatient service for Maternal Depression by the end of the month at Hutchings Psychiatric Center in Syracuse.  Additional programs are expected to open later in the-summer.  Additionally, OMH is in the process of making Project TEACH resources specific to maternal depression available statewide.  OMH will also be sponsoring several trainings throughout the summer and fall of 2018 to increase .awareness of maternal depression, symptoms, screening and treatment options.  OMH will provide two Webinars in the months ahead, as well as a conference on Maternal Depression for medical practitioners and mental health professionals in the Fall of 2018.  Read more here.

Early Intervention Clinicians’ Guide

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), Division of Family and Child Health’s Bureau of Early Intervention is pleased to announce that the Early Intervention Clinicians’ Guide is posted on the NYC DOHMH website.   The Bureau will be mailing the Guide to NYC pediatric providers.

The Bureau of Early Intervention would particularly like to acknowledge the members of the District’s Committee on Early Childhood Development for their thoughtful review and comments to ensure that the perspective of frontline pediatricians was included in this document.

For your ease and reference: http://www1.nyc.gov/assets/doh/downloads/pdf/earlyint/ei-algorithm-guide.pdf

http://www1.nyc.gov/assets/doh/downloads/pdf/earlyint/ei-algorithm-handout.pdf