Focuses on understanding state and national barriers to care
Convenes multiple stakeholders to discuss emerging considerations in maternal mental health. Host of the national 2020 Mom Project campaign, providing recommendations to Hospitals, Insurers and Providers. Co-hosts web-based certificate training in Maternal Mental Health with PSI. Produces materials, such as palm cards, that hospitals and other organizations can use to educate mothers about maternal mental health disorders. Emerging: Supports Maternal Child Health advocates in conducting community needs assessments and program development. Ambassador Program is for moms who have healed and wish to become change agents.
Joy Burkhard, MBA, represents 2020 Mom Project. To learn more about Joy click HERE.
Provides support for clinicians and families
Hosts international toll free warm-line for providers and families. Individuals may join as Members and are provided with opportunities to volunteer as state coordinators, and more. Hosts annual conference for providers, survivors and more. Provides 2-day face-to-face certificate training in Maternal Mental Health. Co-hosts web-based certificate training in Maternal Mental Health with PSI.
Wendy Davis, PhD, represents Postpartum Support International. To learn more about Wendy click HERE.
The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology serves as the association of Ob/Gyns, providing resources and setting clinical positions in obstetric care. ACOG is driving change in MMH. Projects including hosting the Council on Patient Safety in Women's Health Care which issued it's MMH "consensus bundle," coordinating on MMH legislative advocacy with the National Coalition and more.
The Perinatal Mental Health Society of North America, is the research arm of the maternal mental health movement working toward membership in the international Marce Society. The PMHS invites researchers and others to join them as members and hosts a conference featuring leading researchers.
Is dedicated to raising awareness of perinatal mood disorders and providing support and referrals to women and their families.
Gretchen Mallios, LCSW, RYT, is the President of Postpartum Health Alliance of San Diego. To learn more about Gretchen click HERE.
Works to remove barriers to prevention, screening and treatment of perinatal mood disorders in Los Angeles County.
Patricia Herrera, is the Policy Director at Maternal Mental Health Now.
Jenny's Light's mission is to improve and save lives by spreading awareness of all perinatal mood disorders including postpartum depression. Since they began in 2008 they have granted over $200,000 to great programs and organizations that share their mission.
Randy Gibbs represents Jenny's Light. To learn more about Randy click HERE.
As a problem surfaces within the community, the JLSF is frequently the first organization to recognize and address the issue, providing volunteer energy, financial assistance, and public support. Often in collaboration with other community groups and/or the public sector, the JLSF designs and launches a program, then works to achieve community impact and measurable results.
Audrey Symes represents The Junior League of San Francisco, she is also the NCMMH membership chair.
Our organizations want every mother and baby to thrive.
The National Coalition for Maternal Mental Health is a proud member of the Mental Health Liaison Group (MHLG) - a coalition of national organizations representing consumers/patients, family members, advocates, professionals and providers