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PERINATAL PSYCHIATRY CONSULTATION LINE FOR PROVIDERS

Partnership Access Line (PAL) for Moms

NOTICE: We are having technical difficulties. It appears that some calls are not going through. If you are not connected to our navigator when you call, please send a follow-up email with your contact information to ppcl@uw.edu and we will return your call as soon as possible.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

  • Call 877-725-4666 (PAL4MOM), available weekdays 9am - 5pm

  • Complete a brief intake

  • Consult with a UW perinatal psychiatrist (usually immediately, or within 1 business day)

  • Receive written documentation of recommendations and resources

WHO CAN CALL?

Any provider in Washington State who cares for pregnant or postpartum patients.

WHAT KIND OF QUESTIONS CAN I CALL ABOUT? 

We consult on any behavioral health-related questions for patients who are pregnant, in the first year postpartum, or who have pregnancy-related complications (e.g. pregnancy loss, infertility). Topics may include:

  • Depression, anxiety, other psychiatric disorders (e.g., bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder), substance use disorders, or co-occurring disorders

  • Pregnancy loss, complications, or difficult life events

  • Weighing risks and benefits of psychiatric medication

  • Non-medication treatments

  • Local resources & referrals

  • Guidance on implementing mental health screening at your workplace

WHO PROVIDES THE TELEPHONE CONSULTATION? 

Faculty members in the UW Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences with expertise in perinatal mental health. Learn more about our team here.

Providers, call us.

877-725-4666 (PAL4MOM)

ppcl@uw.edu

Available weekdays from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 

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