Perinatal Mental Health Learning Community
Feb. 2020 – Dec. 2021


The Perinatal Mental Health (PMH) Learning Community provides California hospitals with education, technical assistance, and peer support to strengthen perinatal mental health.  The program assists hospitals to comply with Assembly Bill 3032, the Maternal Mental Health Conditions law. The program is administered by HQI, funded by California HealthCare Foundation and  delivered in collaboration with Maternal Mental Health NOW and CommonSpirit Health.


Webinar Series

Upcoming Webinars 

April 16, 2020 

  • Noon – 1:00 p.m. Pacific
    1. The impact of COVID-19 on maternal mental health: compounded risks & what hospitals can do to mitigate them.
    2. Introducing new training resources to help hospitals comply with AB 3032.
  • Register Here

June 18, 2020 – TBD

Past Webinars

January 2020 – Introductory Webinar



February 2020 - A Hospital’s Role in Supporting Maternal Mental Health



Other Program Components

Virtual opportunity for hospital participants to receive practical implementation advice from program faculty and experienced peers. Office hours are held in the alternate months between webinars. 

Group Office Hours (March 2020 – November 2021)

Future Group Office Hours 
  • May 21, 2020 Group Office Hours
    • Noon – 1 p.m. (PT)
    • Registration: TBD
Past Group Office Hours

1:1 Coaching (ongoing)

Upon request, hospitals will receive 1:1 coaching and advice, tailored to each hospital’s context, needs and challenges, and based on specific areas desired for development or improvement.  

Contact:  Julia Slininger, RN, BS, CPHQ, Program Manager, Perinatal Mental Health Initiative. Email:, phone: (213) 453-4519.

In-Person Regional Events (TBD – Fall 2020)

Events for hospitals in Northern and Southern California with a focus on perinatal mental health.

Online Resources (available in April 2020)


  • Online course and a quick reference guide on maternal mental health for perinatal staff and providers
  • Patient engagement app to help women and their families maintain optimal mental health in the postpartum period
  • Customizable brochure template hospitals can use to inform women and families about maternal mental health conditions, treatment options, and community resources



To enroll, click here

Requirements for Hospital Participation

  • Identify a lead staff person who will coordinate implementation and act as a key point of contact
  • Complete a short baseline survey and commit to completing a “post-program” survey
  • Hospitals are free to select among the program components based on their specific needs and readiness.  However, for maximum benefit, consistent participation is encouraged.
  • Hospitals are also encouraged to identify executive sponsors and form interdisciplinary project teams that can help facilitate implementation and remove obstacles.

Participating Hospitals

Adventist Health and Rideout

Adventist Health Bakersfield

Adventist Health Glendale

Adventist Health Hanford

Adventist Health Lodi Memorial

Adventist Health Simi Valley

Adventist Health Tulare

Adventist Health Ukiah Valley

Adventist Health White Memorial

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center

Anaheim Global Medical Center

Anaheim Regional Medical Center

Antelope Valley Hospital

Arrowhead Regional Medical Center

Barstow Community Hospital

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Centinela Hospital Medical Center

Community Regional Medical Center (Fresno)

Contra Costa Regional Medical Center

Corona Regional Medical Center

Cottage Health System

CPMC – Mission Bernal

Desert Regional Medical Center

Doctors Hospital of Riverside/Parkview Community Hospital Medical Center

Doctors Medical Center (Modesto)

Dominican Hospital

East LA Doctors Hospital

Eisenhower Medical Center

El Centro Regional Medical Center

Enloe Medical Center

Fairchild Medical Center

Fountain Valley Regional Hospital

Garfield Medical Center

Glendale Memorial Hospital

Good Samaritan Hospital (Bakersfield)

Greater ElMonte Community Hospital

Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital

Hemet Valley Medical Center

Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital

Hi Desert Medical Center

Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center

Huntington Hospital

John Muir Health – Concord hospital

John Muir Health – Walnut Creek hospital

Kaiser Permanente Anaheim Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente Orange County – Irvine Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente Roseville Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente San Diego Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente San Leandro Medical Center

Kern Medical Center

Madera Community Hospital

Marian Regional Medical Center

Marshall Medical Center

Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital

Mee Memorial Hospital

Memorial Hospital of Gardena

Memorial Medical Center (Modesto)

MemorialCare Orange Coast Medical Center

Mercy General Hospital

Mercy Hospital of Folsom

Mercy Medical Center (Merced)

Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta

Mercy San Juan Medical  Center

Methodist Hospital of Southern California

Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach

Mills-Peninsula Medical Center

Monterey Park Hospital

Natividad Medical Center

NorthBay Healthcare

Northern Inyo Hospital

Northridge Hospital

Orange County Global Medical Center

Palomar Health- Escondido campus

Palomar Health- Poway campus

Plumas District Hospital

Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center

Queen Of the Valley Medical Center

Queen of the Valley Medical Center

Rady Children’s Hospital

Redlands Community Hospital

Regional Medical Center of San Jose

Ridgecrest Regional Hospital

Riverside Community Hospital

Riverside University Health System – Medical Center

Saddleback Medical Center

Saint Agnes Medical Center

Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital

San Antonio Regional Hospital

San Gabriel Valley Medical Center

San Joaquin General Hospital

San Ramon Regional Medical Center

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns

Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital

Sierra View Medical Center

Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center

South Coast Global Medical Center

St Louise Regional Hospital

St. Bernardine Medical Center

St. Elizabeth Community Hospital

St. Francis Medical Center

St. Joseph’s Medical Center (Stockton)

St. Mary Medical Center (Apple Valley)

Stanford Children’s Health

Stanford Health Care ValleyCare Hospital

Sutter Amador Hospital

Sutter Coast Hospital

Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center (Santa Cruz)

Sutter Roseville Medical Center

Sutter Solano Medical Center

Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Twin Cities Community Hospital

UCDavis Medical Center

UCLA Health System

UCLA Resnick Neurophsychiatric Hospital

UCSF Health & Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco

Valley Presbyterian Hospital

Victor Valley Global Medical Center

Watsonville Community Hospital

Whittier Hospital Medical Center

Woodland Memorial Hospital

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital & Trauma Center


    Julia Slininger, RN, BS, CPHQ, Program Manager, Perinatal Mental Health Initiative


    Phone: (213) 453-4519