Policy Briefs

Access to_Quality_Care

Access to Quality Care for Maternal Depression: Meeting the Challenge 

Policy Statement, January 2009
Presents the case and makes recommendations for promoting universal depression screenings, increasing access to care and increasing education, training and resources for perinatal mental health.

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The mission of the Los Angeles County Perinatal Mental Health Task Force is to remove barriers to the prevention, screening and treatment of prenatal and postpartum depression in Los Angeles County. The Task Force is a project of 501(c)3 fiscal sponsor Community Partners.