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02/05/2015 02/05/2015

Healthy New Moms Focus Group

We’re hosting an event to gauge the awareness of Maryland’s perinatal maternal mental health outreach initiatives. We’d love to get feedback from anyone that is currently pregnant, or a mother of a child less than 2 years old (as of February 5). Please join us. Because we know your time is valuable, there is a […]

Location : Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

03/14/2015 03/14/2015

Games Party Fundraiser

It’s here again, and you won’t want to miss this event! This night of friendly competition and prizes is all in the name of raising money for a great cause. Hurry, seats fill up fast – register now! The Games Party is on March 14, 2015, on the University of Maryland’s campus! Be there! We’re […]

Location : University of Maryland

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Maryland State Task Force

We can officially announce that our founder, Nadia Monroe, has been appointed to the state’s brand new Task Force for Maternal Mental Health. She received her official letter from Governor Hogan today. The group will be meeting and assessing ways to better aid new mothers during the perinatal period: during pregnancy and after. The goal […]

Dark Side of the Full Moon

Messy Hair Mermaid Films recently released a documentary on maternal mental health. The film, Dark Side of the Full Moon, features several mothers that struggled with PPD, and attempts to understand why there is such limited help available. PSMd founder Nadia Monroe was interviewed and appears in the film, along with friend of PSMd Lynne […]

PMH Guide on Postpartum Progress

Friend of PSMd Kisha Semenuk was spotlighted on Postpartum Progress, the highest profile and well-respected blog related to all things maternal mental health. Her work creating the DC-area Perinatal Mental Health Guide brought her to the attention of the editorial staff. Congratulations, Kisha!

Games Party Fundraiser

It’s here again, and you won’t want to miss this event! This night of friendly competition and prizes is all in the name of raising money for a great cause. Hurry, seats fill up fast – register now! The Games Party is on March 14, 2015, on the University of Maryland’s campus! Be there! We’re […]

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Maryland State Task Force

We can officially announce that our founder, Nadia Monroe, has been appointed to the state’s brand new Task Force for Maternal Mental Health. She received her official letter from Governor Hogan today. The group will be meeting and assessing ways to better aid new mothers during the perinatal period: during pregnancy and after. The goal […]

Climb Out of the Darkness 2015

Join the international community for the 2015 Climb out of the Darkness. Visit Postpartum Progress for full details. To Register for or donate to the Germantown Climb, click here. To Register for or donate to the Hagerstown Climb, click here. To Register for or donate to the Baltimore Climb, click here. Register for whichever is […]

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Healthy New Moms Campaign

The Mental Health Association of Maryland is revitalizing our Healthy New Moms Campaign. The original Campaign kicked off in 2005 with a large federal grant to raise awareness of postpartum depression across the state of Maryland. Since the project began, we have reached one million women in Maryland through publications, media efforts, presentations, focus groups, […]

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Healthy New Moms Focus Group

We’re hosting an event to gauge the awareness of Maryland’s perinatal maternal mental health outreach initiatives. We’d love to get feedback from anyone that is currently pregnant, or a mother of a child less than 2 years old (as of February 5). Please join us. Because we know your time is valuable, there is a […]

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Dark Side of the Full Moon

Messy Hair Mermaid Films recently released a documentary on maternal mental health. The film, Dark Side of the Full Moon, features several mothers that struggled with PPD, and attempts to understand why there is such limited help available. PSMd founder Nadia Monroe was interviewed and appears in the film, along with friend of PSMd Lynne […]

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PMH Guide on Postpartum Progress

Friend of PSMd Kisha Semenuk was spotlighted on Postpartum Progress, the highest profile and well-respected blog related to all things maternal mental health. Her work creating the DC-area Perinatal Mental Health Guide brought her to the attention of the editorial staff. Congratulations, Kisha!

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Perinatal Mental Health Resource Guide

UPDATE: The resource guide is now available online, and for download! 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 […]

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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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