We address the mental health needs of prenatal, postpartum, and perinatal loss patients by installing an effective, reliable treatment and assessment program into their OB practices.
We train and implement a full-service mental health assessment and intervention program into OB practices. The current model for prenatal and postpartum depression treatment is flawed, because the vast majority of OB practices are simply not equipped to address the mental health needs of their patients. This program’s key – and urgently necessary – innovation is its approach to incorporating the screening, intervening, and meeting into an existing OB practice. By working with patients within an environment they already trust, the program eliminates many of the obstacles that so often prevent women from obtaining the mental health care they need.
When practices refer patients externally for mental health, there is an alarmingly high attrition rate. To combat this problem, NAPS was created to ensure that patients are able get the support they need. NAPS reduces the barrier to entry to postpartum depression prevention, most notably for patients at the most critical point in their perinatal mental health. The comprehensive nature of this program allows for patients’ needs to be met in a manner that far exceeds the current standard of care available from existing OB practices. NAPS partners with the OB practices to assist in managing the program and its program employees, as well as maintaining financials and development. Additionally, we offer to license the program to practices that adopt and appropriately enact our proven model. The NAPS program includes multiple mental health screeners, follow-up support, support for the physician, patient management, calls, group facilitation, and one-on-one therapy for patients. NAPS comes equipped with all program materials.
We work with existing OB practices, IVF clinics, birthing centers, midwives and pediatrician offices.
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