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Tuscon Postpartum Depression Coalition opens “Mother’s Oasis”

This is certainly the week for major announcements supportive of Maternal Mental Health! Susan Moreno from the Tucson Citizen wrote today (August 18th): FIRST OF ITS KIND CENTER FOR MOMS WITH POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION The Tucson Postpartum Depression Coalition (TPDC) and … Continue reading

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News in Postpartum Depression – UNC opens nation’s first Perinatal Psychiatry Inpatient Unit!

On August 15, 2011, UNC’s newly renovated Perinatal Mood Disorders Inpatient Unit admitted its first patient. So noted Emmy Award winning journalist and news anchor Sara Lee Kessler, who has followed PPD issues in the nation for many years. “Do … Continue reading

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Katherine Stone appears on Fox News from BlogHer Conference speaking about Postpartum Depression

Sometimes, the media presents responsibly when discussing perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. Sometimes, they really listen to women who have gone through these experiences and do not attempt to edit, sensationalize, direct content or minimize the importance of getting the … Continue reading

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Discount offered for CEU audio conference on Diagnosing and Treating Postpartum Mood Disorders

audioconference flyer Those of us advocating for maternal mental health programs which help raise awareness in our communities about these common disorders understand that education of health care providers is among the most important associated tasks. Without the formation of … Continue reading

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The National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coaltion offers webinar on Postpartum Depression

The National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coaltion offers webinar on postpartum depression with maternal mental health expert Susan Dowd Stone, MSW, LCSW Continue reading

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Dr. Isaac Schiff invites Mary Jo Codey to help educate MGH interns/faculty about postpartum depression!

There has been much discussion about the need for inclusion of maternal mental health curriculum in medical provider education programs. Such awareness is necessary in order to increase detection and early treatment rates of women experiencing perinatal mood disorders. In … Continue reading

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Katherine Stone and Postpartum Progress Win Major Media Award from Mental Health America!

It is so exciting to announce this news which brings additional attention and validation to the issue of perinatal mental health and to an individual who has never waivered in her support of women coping with postpartum mood and anxiety … Continue reading

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Postpartum Progress Annual Mother’s Day Rally next weekend, May 8th!

Next Sunday, May 8th, Mother’s Day – Postpartum Progress will host the 3rd annual Mother’s Day Rally for Moms’ Mental Health will be held online, featuring 24 open letters to pregnant and new mothers on the importance of maternal mental … Continue reading

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Saturday workshop to address management of affect regulation through Dialectical Behavior Therapy

From NASW NYC’s spring catalogue: This Saturday, April 30th, NASW NYC will present a one day workshop entitled “Novel Applications of Dialetical Behavior Therapy and Affect Moderation” from 10 AM – 5 PM in their Chapter Office Conference Center at … Continue reading

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Postpartum Depression Assessment – Important Questions to Consider!

The following is an overview of questions that might be used to clarify symptoms which may be associated with postpartum depression. While the list may seem long, it is important to consider all the psychosocial stressors, as well as biologically … Continue reading

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