Connecting providers to perinatal psychiatric specialists.

The Periscope Project is a free resource for health care providers caring for pregnant and postpartum women who are struggling with mental health or substance use disorders.

For Health Care Providers: 877-296-9049


Learn more about The Periscope Project services.

Because mental health disorders are the most common complication of pregnancy, and there is a shortage of specialty psychiatrists in Wisconsin, The Periscope Project was created to help providers effectively diagnosis and manage the mental health concerns of their perinatal patients. Perinatal is the period from pregnancy through one year postpartum. By offering real-time provider to provider teleconsultation, education materials and community resource information, The Periscope Project builds provider’s capacity to care for their perinatal patients.

What is Teleconsultation?

“Teleconsultation” is a way for one health care provider to obtain professional opinion from another health care provider who is not located in the same place. Different from telemedicine, teleconsultations are not available directly to patients. With a limited number of perinatal psychiatrists in Wisconsin, The Periscope Project gives health care providers a means for discussing perinatal psychiatric disorders with an expert.

For Health Care Providers only

Providers treating pregnant & postpartum patients are invited to enroll through a brief online form.

Sub-specialty perinatal psychiatrists are available to consult with eligible providers weekdays from 8am - 4pm.

Brief modules and a toolkit are available for download on treatment of perinatal mental health disorders.