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NATIONAL PERINATAL DEPRESSION INITIATIVE Emotional wellbeing Slide 2 Emotional wellbeing learning objective Recognize the importance of screening the emotional wellbeing of all Perinatal (antenatal and postnatal) women and develop a system in your practice to ensure this has occurred. Slide 3 One of every four people is affected by mental illness directly or indirectly New Idea, October, 2012 pg 40 Slide 4 EvidenceResearch NPDI Objectives NPDI Project National Perinatal Depression Initiative Beyondblue Slide 5 Slide 6 Team Approach beyondblue State & Territory Project Managers Mental Health Policy Unit PMHCS ACT Health Division WYCCHP PANSDI Slide 7 Implementation Plan in ACT WorkforceEducation Universal & Routine Screening EDPS Psychosocial Assessment Community AwarenessEvaluation Slide 8 Workforce & training ofessionals/gps/onlinetrainingprogram.cfm Slide 9 Psychosocial Assessment ________ ____________ ________ __________ ________ __________ ____________ _________ Slide 10 Psychosocial Toolkit Is a collection of practical resources available to health professionals to assist them in the management of perinatal mental health: Five key tools 1.Up to date and accurate information 2.Assessment and management tools DASS-21 K10 ANRQ PNRQ EDPS 3.Fact sheets for patients/clients 4.Box of helpful hints Exercise activates, groups and support services 5.Mental health care plans - ATAPS Slide 11 Key Considerations Value of Antenatal education Integrate psychosocial assessment and EDPS into routine maternal care Planning for who will provide ongoing care Availability of appropriate follow-up care Ensuring continuity of care Timing of assessment Slide 12 Referral Care Pathways Postnatal screening 6-8 weeks Score 0-9 Likelihood of depression is low No further action Score 10-12 + Psychosocial Assess Possibility of depression Discuss with Client support and Repeat EDPS in 2 weeks Scores > 13 + Psychosocial Assess Likelihood of depression Refer to GP Refer to appropriate support services eg groups, social worker, PMHCS Score 19-30 + Psychosocial Assess Consider the safety of mother & child Contact nominated support person Consult mental health ACT team 1800 629 354 Antenatal screening 26-34 weeks Slide 13 Local Resources General Practitioners Medicare Local - ATAPS Maternal and Child Health Nurses Support services Early Days, Relaxing into Parenting/ Bring Baby Home programs Beyond baby blues resources Support groups - e.g. PANDSI Perinatal Mental Health Consultation Service Psychiatrists / Psychologists Slide 14 Events PND awareness week 18-24November PANDSI and ACT Health Directorate More than PND - Twilight seminar Walk for PND - Gunghalin Child and Family Centre Thursday 22 November, 2012 10-11.30 Launch z-card consumer information Slide 15 Thankyou Contact details Sally Haseler NPDI Project Manager [email protected] Ph 62051028