Perinatal Mental Health Toolkit (Healthy Human Development Table)

The Perinatal Mental Health Toolkit was developed by the Healthy Human Development Table (HHDT) to build capacity and advance practice among public health units (PHUs).

Guided by a situational assessment, the Toolkit's five modules can be tailored to help PHU management and planners who work in areas related to perinatal mental health (e.g. mental health, reproductive health, maternal health, family health):

  • plan and deliver comprehensive, evidence-based and best practice approaches
  • guide public health policy and practice planning and decision-making

The Toolkit also provides valuable information for front-line staff who deliver perinatal mental health services.

Download the full Toolkit

Background

Comprehensive Approach to Perinatal Mental Health

This section includes individual modules for each approach to perinatal mental health. Each module provides a review of relevant evidence, provides step-by-step instructions, as well as illustrative practice examples.

Supporting Resources

Event

The Fourth Wave: Child and Family Health and Well-being During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This webinar focuses on Ontario-specific data from two sources: a province-wide survey that was launched by the Offord Centre for Child Studies from May to June 2020, which focused on caregiver and family functioning during COVID-19.

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Updated 22 Oct 2019