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Looking to the future: Letters from PSI Board Members: Chris Raines, Liz Verney and Ann Smith

Letter from Chris Raines, RN MSN APRN-BC– PSI Board Chair Hi everyone, WOW, what a wonderful virtual conference we just completed. When we started talking about how to have our yearly conference this year, scheduled for New Orleans, we talked about what a daunting task going virtual might be. We reached out to our wonderful…

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How to Advocate for Your Own Mental Health

How to Advocate for Your Own Mental Health By Amy Stuart   Maybe it’s the chilly examination room. Maybe it’s the feeling of bare skin beneath a loosely-fitted, sheer gown or the way the paper blanket crinkles when you shift positions. Maybe it’s the muffled discussions from the hall that can be heard through the…

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How To Support A New Mom Who Is Struggling With Postpartum Depression

How To Support A New Mom Who Is Struggling With Postpartum Depression by Amy Stuart   A few years ago, I entered a new season of life. My friends and I left our college years behind us and established ourselves in our respective fields. Many moved in with a partner or got married. It wasn’t…

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Mom Genes Research

Mom Genes Fight PPD by Amy Stuart This blogpost was written based on a Mom and Mind podcast episode hosted by PSI board member Katayune Kaeni and Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody.   Technology has transformed the way we live. We no longer rely on a haphazardly folded atlas from the backseat of our vehicle when we…

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PSI and Black Lives Matter

This is a pivotal moment for our country and for the cause of perinatal mental health. I have been working hard to find the words to authentically address the emotions that we are all feeling while focusing our concern for black and brown women, men, and families who are in the midst of, yet again,…

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Trauma, new parenthood, and the pandemic

Trauma, new parenthood, and the pandemic by Lita Simanis “In these challenging times,” “we’re all in this together,” “stay at home.” If no one has given you permission to scream or curse from hearing these phrases, allow me to do that. Being exasperated does not diminish the value of these statements that are 1) acknowledging…

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Featured PSI Member: Jane Honikman

Jane Honikman, MS PSI Founder PSI Advisory Council member Author/Coach/Speaker/Trainer I’m thrilled to be able to interview PSI’s founder! Let’s start by looking back a bit further, before PSI. Your degree was in sociology in 1967. What sparked your interest in sociology?  I majored in sociology because I had an interest in neighborhoods, communities and…

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How to manage your relationship with your spouse during COVID-19

How to manage your relationship with your spouse during COVID-19 By: Megan Richardson, LMFT, NCC There is no doubt that COVID is putting a strain on a lot of aspects of our life, one of them being our relationships. While some couples may find that spending extra time with their spouse is creating additional problems…

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PSI COVID-19 Resources

We are with you during this time of global pandemic. PSI is strong and ready to help you feel connected, comforted, and able to help you volunteer or provide services for other families. Stay in touch and let us know what you need. Click on any of the services above, or contact us for more information….

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How to Work From Home: Parents Edition

How to Work From Home: Parents Edition by Melodye Phillips As the reality of the Coronavirus hit America shores, millions of parents were thrust into the difficult role of working from home- with their children out of school, hobbies, sports, and any other regularly scheduled activity obliterated from their calendars. As a parent you probably…

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