Policy Work to Support Maternal Mental Health in Colorado

Three Coloradans speak about the importance of maternal mental health, efforts to advance policies to promote maternal mental health and prevent future maternal deaths, and the Colorado Maternal Mental Health Collaborative & Framework.

Perinatal Action Network

Three Coloradans speak about the Metro Denver Perinatal Action Network’s development of a new tool to illuminate opportunities for action in perinatal health, the importance of maternal mental health, and the Colorado Maternal Mental Health Collaborative & Framework. For more information on the Perinatal Continuum of Care tool, click here.

We’re looking to showcase more examples of work in action to support pregnant and postpartum people. Click here to share examples of your practices and innovations.

Print Materials

A fact sheet and rack card are available to educate about the importance of supporting pregnant and postpartum people, and the Framework’s efforts. Share electronically or download to print locally. We also have a text version of the Fact Sheet available for you to easily copy and paste the content for grant applications, communications, etc.


Societal Cost

Perinatal mood and anxiety disorders carried a 5-year societal cost of $199 million in Colorado following births in 2017. 

Download the following Mathematica Policy Research issue briefs for a comprehensive analysis of the economic burden of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders in Colorado and across the United States.


Framework PowerPoint

The Framework PowerPoint Presentation is a customizable file with a set of slides including a set of talking points that you can adapt for your audience and event.

Download The Power Point Here

Social Media

Please share these social media resources with your followers to raise awareness and show support of the Framework and of maternal mental health in Colorado.

Access Social Media Resources

Pregnancy-related Depression and Anxiety Resource Hub

The PRD Resource Hub features Colorado-specific research, stories, and resources about maternal mental health.

Visit The Hub Today
More resources coming soon!