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PERC Center (Perinatal Mental Health and Substance Use Education, Research, and Clinical Consultation)



We aim to transform perinatal (pregnancy and up through one year postpartum) mental health and substance use delivery systems through excellence in clinical consultation, education, and health services research.

Core Services Offered

Perinatal Psychiatry Consultation Line for Providers (Perinatal PCL)
Moms’ Access Project (MAP) ECHO: Perinatal Psychiatry Case Conference Series
Perinatal Psychiatry Clinic
Perinatal Telepsychiatry Clinic
Women’s Mental Health Fellowship

Funding Information

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Institute for Mental Health
WA State Health Care Authority
Cambia Health Foundation
The Perigee Fund
Anonymous philanthropic donors

Reporting Structure

The Center Co-Directors report to the UW Psychiatry and Behavioral Science chair and Division of Population Health Director.

Related UW Entities

Barnard Center for Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health
Parent Child Assistance Program
Department of Global Mental Health
Division of Population Health
AIMS Center 

External Partners

Perinatal Support Washington
Nurture Northwest
Open Arms Perinatal Services
SUNY Downstate School of Public Health
UMASS Medical School
St. John’s Research Institute