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PSI Response – SSRI risk review

PSI Response- British Medical Journal Review published May 2015 The British Medical Journal has published a new study (BMJ 2015; 350:h3190) evaluating the potential risk of use of several Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) from one month prior to conception through the first trimester. This study’s goal was to explore previously found associations between use of SSRIs…

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PSI Letter in response to NYT Article May 2015

Here is a letter we sent in response to Andrew Solomon’s article, “The Secret Sadness of Pregnancy and Depression,” in the New York Times Magazine May 31st. We feel is it always important to list resources for help so we wrote to the NYT to share — www.postpartum.net and 1-800-944-4PPD.  PSI provides resources for moms and families June…

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May 4th is WORLD Maternal Mental Health Day

Learn more about world maternal Mental Health Day 2016 HERE   FROM 2015: PSI Wants New Mothers to Know that “You Are Not Alone.” New York, NY, April 21, 2015 – Childbirth can be one of the happiest times of a woman’s life, and also the most challenging. Unfortunately, for many women, the transition to…

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Welcome to the new PSI Website!

Hello — Welcome to our newly enhanced Postpartum Support International website! Please let us know if you have any questions, comments, or suggestions  — you can use our Contact Us form. Thank you to Gravitate Design and our awesome website volunteers who have helped us go live. You’ll find lots of great information, resources, local support…

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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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PSI News Release – Dark Side of the Full Moon Documentary

January 22, 2015 Dark Side of the Full Moon Documentary Released Film Delves into Shortcoming of Maternal Mental Health Care in the U.S. PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL January 22, 2015 – Having a baby is supposed to be the happiest time of your life. But what if it’s not? A stunning documentary reveals the plight…

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PSI Encourages Early Assessment and Treatment

October 30, 2014 Pospartum Support International Encourages Early Assessment and Treatment, Rather than Incarceration, for Postpartum Psychiatric Illness Mother and Child Saved from Drowning in Atlantic City ATLANTIC CITY, NJ October 30, 2014 – The members of Postpartum Support International (PSI) are deeply saddened by the story of Patricia Shurig, 24, who is accused of…

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PSI News: Use of Antidepressants During Pregnancy

September 4, 2014: Postpartum Support International Use of Antidepressants During Pregnancy Should be Determined by Risk vs. Benefit, Not Media Scare Recent New York Times article generates fury of protest from clinicians NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., September 4, 2014 – A recent article in the New York Times about the use of antidepressants by pregnant…

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