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State Perinatal Psychiatry Access Programs

State-Based Programs

Below is a list of state-based perinatal psychiatry access programs. Please contact Wendy Davis with any changes or additions. If you’re looking for periantal psychiatric consultation outside of the below states, call the PSI National Perinatal Consult Line at 800-944-4773, ext 4 or visit LEARN MORE HERE.


Dignity Health, Los Angeles County Health Agency, Maternal Mental Health NOW, California Department of Public Health

Contact: Emily Dossett, MD, Dignity Health, Email


CPMAP (Colorado Perinatal Mental Health Access Program)

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Contact: Celeste St. John-Larkin, MD, University of Colorado (child psychiatrist) Email


Florida BH IMPACT: Improving Maternal and Pediatric Access, Care, and Treatment for Behavioral Health

Florida State University, Florida Maternal Mental Health Collaborative


Lauren DePaola, MSW, Florida Maternal Mental Health Collaborative, Email

Heather Flynn, PhD, Florida State University, Email


Georgia Perinatal Psychiatry Access Program

Georgia Department of Public Health

Contact: Kaitlyn Kopp, MPH, Georgie Department of Public Health, Email





Massachusetts Department of Mental Health, University of Massachusetts


Nancy Byatt, DO, University of Massachusetts, Email

Tiffany Moore Simas, MD, University of Massachusetts, Email


MC3(Child Collaborative Care) for Moms

University of Michigan School of Medicine

Contacts: Maria Muzik, MD, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Email


Perinatal Behavioral Health Initiative

Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services

Contact: Sara Boutilier, RN, MSN, Email

North Carolina*

NC Maternal Mental Health MATTERS (Making Access to Treatment, Evaluation, Resources & Screening Better)

North Carolina Department of Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University

Points of contact:

Bethany Bivens, MSW, Duke University, Email

Mary Claire Kimmel, MD, UNC Chapel Hill, Email

Hannah Rackers, MPH, UNC Chapel Hill, Email

Marla Wald, MD, Duke University, Email

Rhode Island*


Rhode Island Department of Health and Brown University / Women & Infant’s Hospital

Points of Contact:

Cynthia Battle, PHD, Brown University / Women & Infants Hospital, Email

Jim Beasley, MPA, Rhode Island Department of Health Email

Allis Clyne, MD, MPH, Rhode Island Department of Health Email

Jaime Comella, MPH, Rhode Island Department of Health, Email

Margaret Howard, PhD, Brown University / Women & Infants Hospital, Email


STAMPP: Screening, Treatment, & Access for Mothers and Perinatal Partners

Vermont Department of Mental Health and University of Vermont

Points of contact:

Laura Bernard, MPH, Vermont Department of Mental Health, Email

Kathryn Wolfe, MSW, Vermont Department of Mental Health, Email

Sandra Wood, MSN, CNM, PMHNP, University of Vermont Medical Center, Email


Perinatal Psychiatry Consultation Line for Providers: “PAL for Moms

University of Washington

Contact: Amritha Bhat, MD, MPH, University of Washington, Email


The Periscope Project (Perinatal Specialty Consult Psychiatry Extension)

Medical College of Wisconsin and University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

Points of contact:

Shelby Borchardt, BA, Medical College of Wisconsin, Email

Christina Wichman, DO, Medical College of Wisconsin Email

*Funded by HRSA 2019: Florida, Kansas, Louisiana, Montana, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Vermont

Postpartum Support International.