The ADA's free webinar on Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders will cover what perinatal or postpartum depression is, identify the risk factors and share when professional intervention is needed.
Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders, including postpartum depression, can significantly impact dental professionals, their colleagues, and their families. The demands of dental practice schedules and workflows, and personal responsibilities, increase the risk of burnout and depression affecting anyone, regardless of gender. Colleagues and family members may recognize a change in their partner once the baby arrives. This presentation will help learners understand what perinatal or postpartum depression is, identify the risk factors and share when professional intervention is needed. Presenters will highlight support resources, such as counseling, support groups, and employee assistance programs for anyone needing help, and explore national and state advocacy efforts surrounding depression, perinatal and postpartum depression.
More information on this topic can be found in the ADA New Dentist Blog article Don't Suffer in Silence with Postpartum Depression as a Medical Professional
Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders: Supporting Dental Professionals, Teams and Families
August 24, 2023
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