APA launches effort to address gaps in maternal mental health treatment

A new effort from the American Psychiatric Association plans to address mental health professionals’ experience with and attitudes toward treating pregnant women with mental and substance use disorders, and to identify gaps in training.
According to a release from the organization, Diana E. Clarke, PhD, the APA’s managing director of research and senior epidemiologist/research statistician, will spearhead the effort.
“This is an important initiative, and I am thrilled that representatives from many mental health professional organizations and diverse backgrounds are

A new effort from the American Psychiatric Association plans to address mental health professionals’ experience with and attitudes toward treating pregnant women with mental and substance use disorders, and to identify gaps in training.
According to a release from the organization, Diana E. Clarke, PhD, the APA’s managing director of research and senior epidemiologist/research statistician, will spearhead the effort.
“This is an important initiative, and I am thrilled that representatives from many mental health professional organizations and diverse backgrounds are