Want to find out how to best support the entire family system? This webinar explores the unique experiences of fathers, appropriate screening tools and interventions, and the impact of fathers on families.
Perinatal depression is common, but it can be treated with screening and referrals for care. In this webinar recording, learn strategies to help all birthing parents access effective mental health care.
Mothers and Babies (MB) is an evidence-based intervention to prevent postpartum depression. This webinar recording provides an overview of MB’s key components and implementation details.
Depression is common among pregnant women and new mothers and can affect the health of both mother and child. Learn about the importance of identifying women who may benefit from mental health support and services.
Explore these six workshops, three for professionals and three for parents. All of the workshops focus on knowledge and skills related to strengthening relationships with adults and children and promoting family well-being.
Learn how Head Start and Early Head Start programs can support families coping with depression.
Explore Family Connections, a preventive, systemwide mental health consultation and training approach to strengthen the capacity of Early Head Start and Head Start staff. Staff can use these resources in working with families dealing with parental depression and related adversities.
While roughly 15 percent of new mothers suffer from maternal depression, the rates are much higher in families with lower incomes. In fact, 52 percent of mothers in an Early Head Start research study reported high levels of depressive symptoms.
Use this tip sheet to identify the signs of depression. It can be shared with parents so that they learn how to take care of themselves and seek help when necessary.
The toolkit provides information about depression and offers ideas that providers can use daily when helping mothers and their families.