RESOURCES & HANDOUTS

All pregnant and postpartum mothers, fathers, and partners should be screened for PMADs.

The following is a list of resources that can be used to help guide you in your screening process.  The screening tools alone should not be used to diagnose.  We recommend the screening tools as a guide and an in person interview for diagnosis.   

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Screenings for perinatal depression:

Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale.docx


Screenings for perinatal anxiety:

Patient Information Sheet- from The Postpartum Stress Center in NJ

English                       Spanish


Handouts for providers:




Opiate Use During Pregnancy- a handout for parents and families  & Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Different questions you can ask to assess for suicidal ideation

For additional guidance about safety of medications during pregnancy and lactation, please download on of these printable handouts, created by PPSM's Professional Education Director Samantha Huguelet, DNP, APRN, that share up-to-date evidence based information about medications! Feel free to share!

Antidepressants/Anti-anxiety medications

Antipsychotics/Mood Stabilizers


Additional trusted resources:

Thomas Hale's MedsMilk https://medsmilk.com/
MotherToBaby Fact Sheets https://mothertobaby.org/fact-sheets-parent/

MassGen Center for Women's Mental Health https://womensmentalhealth.org/

UK Teratology Information Service http://www.uktis.org/


Opiate Use During Pregnancy- a handout for parents and families  & Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Different questions you can ask to assess for suicidal ideation

For additional guidance about safety of medications during pregnancy and lactation, please download on of these printable handouts that share up-to-date evidence based information about medications! Feel free to share!

Additional trusted resources:

Thomas Hale's MedsMilk https://medsmilk.com/
MotherToBaby Fact Sheets https://mothertobaby.org/fact-sheets-parent/

MassGen Center for Women's Mental Health https://womensmentalhealth.org/

UK Teratology Information Service http://www.uktis.org/


Opiate Use During Pregnancy- a handout for parents and families  & Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Different questions you can ask to assess for suicidal ideation

For additional guidance about safety of medications during pregnancy and lactation, please download on of these printable handouts that share up-to-date evidence based information about medications! Feel free to share!

Additional trusted resources:

Thomas Hale's MedsMilk https://medsmilk.com/
MotherToBaby Fact Sheets https://mothertobaby.org/fact-sheets-parent/

MassGen Center for Women's Mental Health https://womensmentalhealth.org/

UK Teratology Information Service http://www.uktis.org/


Opiate Use During Pregnancy- a handout for parents and families  & Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Different questions you can ask to assess for suicidal ideation

For additional guidance about safety of medications during pregnancy and lactation, please download on of these printable handouts that share up-to-date evidence based information about medications! Feel free to share!

Additional trusted resources:

Thomas Hale's MedsMilk https://medsmilk.com/
MotherToBaby Fact Sheets https://mothertobaby.org/fact-sheets-parent/

MassGen Center for Women's Mental Health https://womensmentalhealth.org/

UK Teratology Information Service http://www.uktis.org/



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  Go to the nearest Emergency Room
       Call 911      NAMI MN Crisis Resources (click here).

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