Thank you for your interest in being designated as a Maternal Mental Health provider in Breakthrough's network.
In order to be qualified for the Maternal Mental Health designation, you must meet the following criteria and attest that you:
- Have completed 8 or more hours of Continuing Education Unit (CEU) eligible or certificate based training in maternal mental health disorders (also referred to as perinatal anxiety and mood disorders).
- Have treated 5 or more patients for a maternal mental health disorder and/or have 30 or more total hours treating these disorders.
- Are affiliated with a professional maternal mental health organization such as the Marce Society or Postpartum Support International or a regional/state organization.
- Will receive continuing education in maternal mental health of no less than 3 units per year or 6 units every 2 years.
If you meet all of the above criteria, your next step to receive the required attestation, is to:
If you do not currently meet the criteria, but are interested in pursuing certification as a MMH specialist, please go to 2020 Mom Project.
If you are in crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, a free, 24-hour hotline, at 1.800.273.8255. If your issue is an emergency, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room. Breakthrough does not offer crisis counseling or emergency services.