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02/02/2014 02/02/2014

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

02/16/2014 02/16/2014

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

03/02/2014 03/02/2014

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

03/16/2014 03/16/2014

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

04/06/2014 04/06/2014

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

04/20/2014 04/20/2014

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

04/27/2014 04/27/2014

Volunteer and Social Support Training

PSMd will be hosting a four hour training for anyone interested in providing social support for new moms struggling with a perinatal mood disorder. The training will provide skills for assessment and treatment, as well as addressing what is needed to run a peer social support group. Registration includes lunch and handouts. Space is limited […]

Location : Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center

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Volunteer and Social Support Training

PSMd will be hosting a four hour training for anyone interested in providing social support for new moms struggling with a perinatal mood disorder. The training will provide skills for assessment and treatment, as well as addressing what is needed to run a peer social support group. Registration includes lunch and handouts. Space is limited […]

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We the People

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 […]

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 […]

Volunteer and Social Support Training

PSMd will be hosting a four hour training for anyone interested in providing social support for new moms struggling with a perinatal mood disorder. The training will provide skills for assessment and treatment, as well as addressing what is needed to run a peer social support group. Registration includes lunch and handouts. Space is limited […]

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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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The Post on PPD

After the tragedy involving Miriam Carey and her attempt to ram into the White House and Capitol, there has been speculation (fueled by her mother saying it) that she suffered from PPD. It’s more likely, given the limited facts we have, that she suffered from postpartum psychosis, not unlike Cynthia Wachenheim, a New York city […]

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Washington DC Car Chase

News outlets are reporting that the woman involved in the recent incident on Capitol Hill was suffering from postpartum depression or psychosis. This is an important opportunity to shine light on how real, common, and treatable perinatal mental health disorders are. Perinatal mood disorders range in severity widely. While 20% of new mothers suffer from […]

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Washington Post Express

Recently, the Washington Post Express ran a men’s health issue, including an article on the man’s experience with PPD. The author got in touch with us to get our perspective, and we tried to help guide him down the right path. There are still a lot of unknowns about men and PPD, but we are […]

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goop – Gwyneth Paltrow & Bryce Dallas Howard

PPD is certainly not limited to just “average” families; celebrities in our culture are afforded a certain elevate status, but they can become mothers too. And some of them also experience postpartum depression. Gwyneth Paltrow & Bryce Dallas Howard both opened up about their experiences on Ms. Paltrow’s digital media and e-commerce company, goop.com.

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The Washington Post

Nadia was interviewed by The Washington Post, though less as the founder of PSMd and more as a mother coming off of PPD and into pregnancy. She contributed to the “On Parenting” blog series in an article by Jennifer Kogan. The article was written in direct response to a study in Human Reproduction. Read the […]

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To Write Love On Her Arms

We’ve already been able to do a little bit of media outreach, despite our brief tenure. Nadia spread the word through TWLOHA just after her daughter’s 2nd birthday. She outlined her experiences in a blog titled FACING THE REALITY OF POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION. This was the first time Nadia told her story to people she didn’t […]

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