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Providers, the Kansas Connecting Communities (KCC) team is here to provide the Perinatal Behavioral Health Resources you need to:

Implement universal screening practices.
Assistance with Billing guidance and best behavioral health practice recomendations.

Provide interventions for positive screens.
Skills building, patient resources, & help identifying referral pathways.

Integrate quality referral options into care plans.
Care coordination and community partner mapping.

Provide evidence-based treatment recommendations.
Training and continuing eductation opprotunites as well as expert consultations for treatment providers.

These services are provided at no cost for Kansas:

  • Physicians and advanced practice providers
  • Home visitors
  • Behavioral health clinicians
  • Other professionals working with pregnant and postpartum moms

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    Need Support Now?

    Call the Provider Consultation Line for Perinatal Behavioral Health.
    (833) 765-2004 or visit
    Weekdays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

    Services are provided at no cost to providers serving perinatal patients in Kansas including Resource and Referral Support, Psychiatric Consultations, and Direct Telehealth Assessments for Patients.

    In Kansas, we believe all moms deserve access to the mental and behavioral health supports they need to thrive. Kansas Connecting Communities (KCC) is a five-year collaborative initiative between the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) program and several state and local partners. KCC aims to improve the mental health and well-being of pregnant and postpartum women through increased screening, timely assessment, effective referrals and reducing barriers to accessing treatment. KCC is focused on building provider capacity to treat and refer perinatal clients through access to psychiatric consultations, telehealth, peer support referrals, technical assistance and training opportunities.

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