Conversations that Count: Ask A Dad about His Journey

Conversations that Count: Ask A Dad about His Journey By Daniel Singley With International Fathers’ Mental Health Day right around the corner, I wanted to take a brief look at some of the ways that my colleagues and I have been working to…

Words on Father’s Mental Health from PSI founder, Jane I. Honikman

In Honor of Fathers By Jane I. Honikman, M.S. Founder of Postpartum Support International We honor men who are fathers each June with expressions of appreciation and love. It is a centuries old global tradition.  Father’s Day is about…

Letter from Co-founder of International Father’s Mental Health Day, Dr. Andrew Mayers

International Fathers Mental Health Day 2019A blog by Dr Andrew MayersAs we mark another International Fathers Mental Health Day, it’s a good time to reflect on what we have achieved since June 2018 but also reinforce what still…
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For Partners: How to Show Up Well in the Postpartum Period

For Partners: How to Show Up Well in the Postpartum Period Elizabeth GilletteLet’s be real: the postpartum time is incredibly exciting for many families and it’s also a time when partners can feel frazzled, disoriented, and overwhelmed.…

Dads mental health

by Mark Williams for the PSI Blog June 17, 2018 I was one of those people who was completely uneducated about depression until it came knocking at my door in 2004. It wasn't until my wonderful wife, Michelle, went through an emergency C-section…

Men and Postnatal Mental Illness

Men and Postnatal Mental Illness by Dr Andrew Mayers 14 June 2018 Over the past few years, there has been an increase in awareness about maternal mental illnesses, including postnatal depression, postpartum psychosis, maternal obsessive-compulsive…

Tough Times in Dadville

Tough Times in Dadville By David Levine MD for the PSI Blog June 15, 2017Comedian Aziz Ansari wrote a book called Modern Romance in 2015. It is all about finding your way in the modern tech world of love. What does that have to do with…

International Father’s Mental Health Day

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…

New Dads and the “Fatherhood Generation Gap”

New Dads and the “Fatherhood Generation Gap” by Daniel Singley, PhD Postpartum Support International Blog June 18, 2016 In honor of Father’s Day, I wanted to highlight an aspect of the transition to new fatherhood which tends not to…

Interview with Wade Bowen

This interview with country singer Wade Bowen was conducted by Lauren Hale at the Postpartum Dads Project. Wade wrote the beautiful song "Turn on the Lights" about going through the experience of postpartum depression with his wife Shelby. Wade…

Beyond the Blues: Partners

The following is Chapter 4 of Beyond the Blues, by Shoshana S. Bennett, PhD, and Pec Indman, EdD, MFT. The authors have generously given permission to have this chapter posted here. To get a copy of their book, visit the PSI Bookstore. Beyond…