The Louisiana Mental Health Perinatal Partners (LAMhPP) program provides consultation to ALL health care clinicians serving pregnant and postpartum women and their families across the state of Louisiana, including OB-GYNs, Family Physicians, Pediatricians, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, doulas, general psychiatrists, psychologists, clinical social workers, LPCs, and others. LAMhPP supports health care clinicians to address perinatal depression, anxiety, and related disorders (substance use disorders, interpersonal violence, etc.).
The goal of LAMhPP is to improve access to treatment for women by promoting maternal and child health by building the capacity of their health care providers to effectively identify and reduce risks, provide first line management of perinatal mental health and substance use disorders, and connect with additional community resources.
We are mental health providers: psychiatrist, child psychiatrists, perinatal mental health specialist and resource/referral specialist.
LAMhPP supports health care clinicians to address perinatal depression, anxiety, and related disorders (substance use disorders, interpersonal violence, etc.) by offering providers:
Real-time telephone consultation:
LAMhPP offer additional resources such as online resource guide, web-based clinical tool kits and video-taped trainings available in real time and online for providers and their teams to share evidence-based guidelines for screening for mental health problems, addressing screen results, first line management including medications, and effective referrals.
LAMhPP is funded by Health Resources and Services Administration through Louisiana Office of Public Health, Bureau of Family Health. There is no cost to you or to patients.
Yes, any health care clinician in Louisiana that is serving pregnant and postpartum women