Healthcare Providers

  • The Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) can be done in-person or over the phone Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Screen and Care Guide
  • The EPDS is a quick and easy way to determine women at risk.
  • The screening helps to reduce the stigma of mental health problems.
  • The EPDS can also be used with partners.

To learn more on “how to” screen, check out John Cox’s book, Perinatal Mental Health also has numerous translated versions and guidelines for use.

An additional link to the EPDS in several languages.

Feel free to print the following Maternal Mental Health materials:

Additional materials are available through the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute by contacting

You will also receive information and guidance from the following resources:

Healthline – 811

Healthline – Online

medSask (formerly known as Saskatchewan Drug Information Service) Any healthcare professional in Saskatchewan can call, email or text medSask to receive on-demand, accurate and reliable medication information. They provide consultation services for healthcare professionals on all aspects of drug therapy. medSask is free of charge for all healthcare professionals. Medication queries can be made 365 days a year by:

The general public can also access medSask for reliable and accurate information about prescriptions, over-the-counter medications and herbal remedies. By calling or emailing medSask, your drug-related questions will be answered free of charge by licensed pharmacists. medSask is free of charge for anyone in Saskatchewan and all calls are completely confidential. Medication queries can be made 365 days a year by:

  • Calling 1-800-665-DRUG (3784) (Saskatchewan only) or (306) 966 -6378 in Saskatoon

Saskatchewan Prevention Institute to order printed Maternal Mental Health materials from

Online Wellbeing Course The Online Therapy Unit is led by Dr. Heather Hadjistavropoulos from the University of Regina and is free of charge.

PSI International 1.800.944.4PPD | SK Postpartum Support International COORDINATORS:

Telephone:  306-241-2230
calls and texts welcome

Lloydminster & Surrounding Area
Telephone: 780-872-6094 TEXT OR CALL

Additional Resources:

Postpartum Depression – The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada

The Smiling Mask: Truths about Postpartum Depression and Parenthood