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Archives - May 2017

Upcoming PSI Trainings

2-Day Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders Training; Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders: Components of Care  http://www.postpartum.net/professionals/psi-certificate-training/  Registration includes training binder, handouts, breakfast and lunch, and continuing education credits. Approved for CMEs, CNEs, and CEs. July 12-13 – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Birdie Meyer, RN, MA | Pec Indman, EdD, MFT | MD TBA; Pre-Conference Training before 30th Annual…

Pact for the Cure PPD-ACT

by Carly Snyder, MD PPD ACT™ , the largest research study on PPD and other perinatal mood disorders, aims to understand why some women get postpartum depression (PPD) and others do not. If you stand in a room filled with 100 mothers, at least 14 of them likely suffered from postpartum depression. That’s 1 in 7….

Postpartum Anxiety Meditation

Postpartum Meditation to Decrease Anxiety By Robin Muskal May 15, 2017 for the PSI Blog Here is a guided meditation that will help you decrease your feelings of anxiety and overwhelm.  This meditation is not a substitute for medical intervention. It can be used as a support in conjunction with any outside help you may be…

Climb Out of the Darkness 2017

Have you heard? Big news! PSI is coordinating Climb Out of Darkness, a fundraiser for perinatal mood disorder awareness. Entrusted with this highly successful initiative after Postpartum Progress closed its doors and their assets were transferred to PSI, we are honored to continue the #CLIMB. (Read more about that here.) #CLIMB symbolizes mothers, families and…

International Father’s Mental Health Day — June 19th 2017

While considerable media and popular attention is devoted to maternal mental health issues, there has been less focus on the experiences of dads. International Fathers’ Mental Health Day (IFMHD) is an annual global event first launched in 2016 which gives voice to issues unique to men as they transition to fatherhood—their strengths, difficulties, and needs….