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Pact for the Cure

Pact for the Cure — PPD ACT by Carly Snyder, MD for PSI Blog May 8, 2017 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…

PPD ACT

April 27, 2017      Popular ResearchKit iPhone App to Study Postpartum Depression Expands to Include New Countries, Modules and Android Version One year after launching iOS version of PPD ACTTM in the U.S. and Australia, UNC School of Medicine launches Android version and Canada CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The University of North Carolina (UNC)…

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Important PSI News about the Safety Net for all families

PSI is here to support the families of Postpartum Progress March 7, 2017 All of us at Postpartum Support International (PSI) want to say how sorry we are about what has taken place in recent days at Postpartum Progress. To all of you who have so much to offer to women and men who suffer…

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Learn how to help new moms and dads — Trainings

Coming to YOU! PSI Certificate Trainings: Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Components of Care   We have new trainings planned all the time — come join us! You’ll find more information and registration links below.  The 2-day PSI Certificate of Completion Course, taught by experienced and engaging faculty, is a thorough and evidence-based curriculum designed for nurses,…

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PSI Response to Tragedy

*trigger alert*   For tragedy. If you need support, call us at 800-944-4773. In an emergency, call 800-973-TALK. Response to Tragedy in Which Memphis Mom is Charged with Murder After Stabbing Four Children July 7th, 2016 As details emerge of the tragedy that took place on Friday, July 1, Postpartum Support International encourages law enforcement, policy-makers, mental…

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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…

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FAQ – Antidepressants and Autism?

Q & A regarding Boukhris et al. et al.’s study ‘Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy and the Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorder in Children’, published in JAMA Pediatrics: This FAQ was written in response to an article published on the question of rates of autism and a research study’s statement that there might be a relationship to…

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…

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