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Category - PSI Press Releases

PSI Receives Grant From Walton Family Foundation

Postpartum Support International Receives Grant from Walton Family Foundation First World Maternal Mental Health Day to be Held on May 4, 2016 Denver, CO. Apr 28, 2016 – As many as one in seven women will experience postpartum depression. In many cases, this illness goes undiagnosed and untreated, often with tragic and long-term consequences to…

PSI Lauds USPSTF Report Calling for Perinatal Screenings

Postpartum Support International Lauds Report Calling for Depression Screenings Postpartum depression comes in many “Shades of Blue,” and PSI helps mothers find treatment options. PORTLAND, OR, Jan 27, 2016 — The panel report by an independent group of experts appointed by the Department of Health and Human Services called for screening for depression during and…

PSI Response to Antidepressants and Autism Risk

Less Fear, More Science. December 17, 2015 We write on behalf of Postpartum Support International (PSI), the leading organization dedicated to helping women suffering from perinatal mood disorders, and its clinical member group, the Reproductive Psychiatry Group. As a group, we are deeply concerned by the possible harmful repercussions of Boukhris et al.’s study ‘Antidepressant…

Maternal Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System – Seminar

PSI Presents Seminar on Maternal Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System Attorneys, Health and Mental Health Professionals, and First Responders Are Urged to Attend Cedar Knolls, New Jersey, September 25, 2015 – We see the heart-wrenching headlines too often, “Mother Takes Life of Infant,” or “New Mom Kills Children and Attempts Suicide.” One or…

PSI Provides Resources Following Passage of New Legislation Mandating Maternal Mental Health Services in New York

August 7, 2014 Postpartum Support International Provides Resources Following Passage of New Legislation Mandating Maternal Mental Health Services in New York PSI is uniquely poised to assist New York in implementation of the new law. NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., August 6, 2014 – Ann Smith, a New Yorker and nurse midwife, lauded the new postpartum…