Upcoming events in September

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09/10/2014 09/10/2014

Semi Monthly Peer Support Group – DC

Often just talking to other moms with similar feelings can be healing in itself. These group meetings are free and no registration is required. Many moms find this to be a valuable resource in their recovery. Meetings are scheduled for the second and fourth Sunday of each month between 7:30 and 9:00pm. Moms are welcome to […]

Location : Wisconsin Avenue Baptist Church, 3920 Alton Place, NW

09/20/2014 09/20/2014

PSVa Social Support Volunteer Training

Sister organization Postpartum Support Virginia is hosting a one-day social support volunteer training session in Arlington on Saturday, September 20. Upon completion, attendees will have the knowledge and resources to become social support volunteers, providing encouragement and information to new and expectant mothers experiencing anxiety and/or depression. The registration fee is $40. If you’d like […]

Location : Westover Public Library, Arlington, VA

09/21/2014 09/21/2014

Semi Monthly Peer Support Group

Often just talking to other moms with similar feelings can be healing in itself. These group meetings are free and no registration is required. Many moms find this to be a valuable resource in their recovery. Meetings are scheduled for the first and third Sunday of each month between 6pm and 7:30pm. Moms are welcome to […]

Location : Holy Cross Resource Center: 9805 Dameron Drive, Silver Spring, MD

09/24/2014 09/24/2014

Semi Monthly Peer Support Group – DC

Often just talking to other moms with similar feelings can be healing in itself. These group meetings are free and no registration is required. Many moms find this to be a valuable resource in their recovery. Meetings are scheduled for the second and fourth Sunday of each month between 7:30 and 9:00pm. Moms are welcome to […]

Location : Wisconsin Avenue Baptist Church, 3920 Alton Place, NW

10/05/2014 10/05/2014

Semi Monthly Peer Support Group

Often just talking to other moms with similar feelings can be healing in itself. These group meetings are free and no registration is required. Many moms find this to be a valuable resource in their recovery. Meetings are scheduled for the first and third Sunday of each month between 6pm and 7:30pm. Moms are welcome to […]

Location : Holy Cross Resource Center: 9805 Dameron Drive, Silver Spring, MD

10/08/2014 10/08/2014

Semi Monthly Peer Support Group – DC

Often just talking to other moms with similar feelings can be healing in itself. These group meetings are free and no registration is required. Many moms find this to be a valuable resource in their recovery. Meetings are scheduled for the second and fourth Sunday of each month between 7:30 and 9:00pm. Moms are welcome to […]

Location : Wisconsin Avenue Baptist Church, 3920 Alton Place, NW

10/12/2014 10/12/2014

Paint Nite Fundraiser

We’re having a FUNdraiser! Imagine an afternoon in a beautiful bistro, tasting wines and craft beers from around the world, while an instructor shows you and your friends how to paint a masterpiece that you can bring home with you… Postpartum Support Maryland can make that image a reality for you! The ticket price includes […]

Location : Old Line Fine Wine, Spirits & Bistro, 11011 Baltimore Ave, Beltsville, MD, 20705

10/19/2014 10/19/2014

Semi Monthly Peer Support Group

Often just talking to other moms with similar feelings can be healing in itself. These group meetings are free and no registration is required. Many moms find this to be a valuable resource in their recovery. Meetings are scheduled for the first and third Sunday of each month between 6pm and 7:30pm. Moms are welcome to […]

Location : Holy Cross Resource Center: 9805 Dameron Drive, Silver Spring, MD

10/22/2014 10/22/2014

Semi Monthly Peer Support Group – DC

Often just talking to other moms with similar feelings can be healing in itself. These group meetings are free and no registration is required. Many moms find this to be a valuable resource in their recovery. Meetings are scheduled for the second and fourth Sunday of each month between 7:30 and 9:00pm. Moms are welcome to […]

Location : Wisconsin Avenue Baptist Church, 3920 Alton Place, NW

10/28/2014 10/28/2014

Monthly Peer Support Group

Often just talking to other moms with similar feelings can be healing in itself. These group meetings are free and no registration is required. Many moms find this to be a valuable resource in their recovery. Meetings are scheduled for the fourth Tuesday of each month between 7pm and 9pm. Moms are welcome to bring their […]

Location : Anne Arundel Medical Center, Belcher Conference Center, Doordan Institute, 7th Floor, 2000 Medical Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21401

11/02/2014 11/02/2014

Semi Monthly Peer Support Group

Often just talking to other moms with similar feelings can be healing in itself. These group meetings are free and no registration is required. Many moms find this to be a valuable resource in their recovery. Meetings are scheduled for the first and third Sunday of each month between 6pm and 7:30pm. Moms are welcome to […]

Location : Holy Cross Resource Center: 9805 Dameron Drive, Silver Spring, MD

11/12/2014 11/12/2014

Semi Monthly Peer Support Group – DC

Often just talking to other moms with similar feelings can be healing in itself. These group meetings are free and no registration is required. Many moms find this to be a valuable resource in their recovery. Meetings are scheduled for the second and fourth Sunday of each month between 7:30 and 9:00pm. Moms are welcome to […]

Location : Wisconsin Avenue Baptist Church, 3920 Alton Place, NW

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Perinatal Mental Health Resource Guide

PSMd has very exciting news about a brand-new, comprehensive, up-to-date resource guide for Perinatal Mental Health in the DC Metro Area. The DMV PMH Resource Guide was created and developed by Kisha Semenuk, an experienced frontline labor & delivery nurse, who recently received her Master’s Degree in Nursing and created this guide as part of […]

New York Times Health

The New York Times recently published an article about PPD, and other Maternal Mental Illness. This is a good sign in terms of increased awareness for PPD, PP-OCD, and the myriad other perinatal mood disorders mothers face. An excerpt: Postpartum depression isn’t always postpartum. It isn’t even always depression. A fast-growing body of research is […]

The Climb Update

A new video ad from Katherine Stone of Postpartum Progress.

Perinatal Mental Health Resource Guide

PSMd has very exciting news about a brand-new, comprehensive, up-to-date resource guide for Perinatal Mental Health in the DC Metro Area. The DMV PMH Resource Guide was created and developed by Kisha Semenuk, an experienced frontline labor & delivery nurse, who recently received her Master’s Degree in Nursing and created this guide as part of […]

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Paint Nite Fundraiser

We’re having a FUNdraiser! Imagine an afternoon in a beautiful bistro, tasting wines and craft beers from around the world, while an instructor shows you and your friends how to paint a masterpiece that you can bring home with you… Postpartum Support Maryland can make that image a reality for you! The ticket price includes […]

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New York Times Health

The New York Times recently published an article about PPD, and other Maternal Mental Illness. This is a good sign in terms of increased awareness for PPD, PP-OCD, and the myriad other perinatal mood disorders mothers face. An excerpt: Postpartum depression isn’t always postpartum. It isn’t even always depression. A fast-growing body of research is […]

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The Climb Update

A new video ad from Katherine Stone of Postpartum Progress.

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Self-Care Yoga for Moms

Announcing a free 6-week Gentle Yoga series class especially for moms with postpartum depression. Join instructor Michelle Mosher, herself a survivor of PPD, to practice gentle yoga, breathing, and meditation. No previous yoga experience necessary and no special clothing needed—just wear something comfortable to move and stretch in. Yoga mats will be available for use, […]

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NCMMH – May Campaign

The National Coalition for Maternal Mental Health is using May as a chance to spread the word on PPD and other perinatal mood disorders. If you’re active on social media sites like Facebook or Twitter, please consider using your profile to help spread the word.

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Climb Out of Darkness

Friend of PSMd Laurie Syphard is our local contact for an international event to raise awareness of perinatal mood & anxiety disorders. See below for details. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE On June 21, women across the globe and right here in Baltimore, Maryland will be participating in the 2nd annual Climb Out of the Darkness to […]

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We the People

SIGN THE PETITION

EDIT: Unfortunately, this petition did not reach the signature threshold. That doesn’t mean we should stop trying to bring PPD more attention. Please continue to spread the word, and if you hear of anything we should publicize, let us know! Please sign the petition to the White House encouraging universal mental health screening for every […]

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Huffington Post – Bridget Reddan

The Huffington Post has a Parents section, and they do periodically address PPD. Their bloggers give insights and are helping diminish the stigma. And they can be helpful in spreading hope, too. Bridget Reddan shares her story, and reminds us all that there is indeed the potential for a beautiful ending to your struggles with […]

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Huffington Post – Christine Organ

Note: This article initially appeared on Christine’s blog. The Huffington Post recently published an article on postpartum depression. It conveys what many experience in the disconnect between the faces we show for the camera and the reality when the camera is turned elsewhere. Christine Organ, blogger and HuffPo contributor, tells her story (dating back 7 […]

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