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Maternal Mental Health Webinar #3: Maternal Mental Health in the Media & Beyond

May 18, 2021

During this final session the three-part Maternal Mental Health webinar series, participants heard from Dr. Megan Smith, Senior Director of Community Health Transformation at the Connecticut Hospital Association and former founder of the MOMS Partnership, a program now being replicated nationally, which focuses on improving mental health as a pathway to economic and social mobility.

During this informative webinar, the following learning objectives were covered:

  • Identify misconceptions and stereotypes related to common media portrayals of perinatal mental health disorders.
  • Identify and utilize strategies for referrals on around emotional distress that you can be implemented with mothers, fathers, and families.
  • Identify additional resources for support in addressing perinatal mental health disorders.
  • Enhance empathic discussion with mothers around emotional distress.

Speakers:

Dr. Megan Smith, DrPh, MPH, Community Health Transformation at the Connecticut Hospital Association and MOMS Partnership

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