30 April 2021

iCOPE screening for maternal mental health

Clinical Mental Health Women

Dr Terri Foran and Dr Nicole Highet discuss the prevalence of mental health issues in the perinatal period.

Description:

  • The prevalence of mental health issues in the perinatal period
  • The iCOPE digital screening tool for assessing risk factors for mental health vulnerability in the perinatal period
  • The range of resources available to primary care clinicians to assist women and their families dealing with mental health issues in the perinatal period

Host: Dr Terri Foran, sexual health physician; Conjoint senior lecturer, School of Women’s and Children’s Health, UNSW

Guest: Dr Nicole Highet, founder and executive director, Centre of Perinatal Excellence (COPE); Advocate, National Perinatal Depression Initiative (NPDI)

Total time: 20 mins

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