Archive for 2011
Pictures from the Postpartum Depression Program’s 2011 holiday party are now on Facebook. The PPD program held two events, one each for participants on the north and south sides of the city. The parties featured refreshments, games and prizes, and a visit from Santa. PPD Program staff also provided presents (Christmas decorations and bath and … [Read More…]
Blog Home When a woman is pregnant, people tend to nurture her and look out for her well-being more than usual. While some women do not like the extra attention, many welcome the additional support with open arms. Yet, when baby arrives, all the nurturing attention gets shifted onto the new baby, and the new … [Read More…]
Many thanks to the Northern Trust Charitable Trust, which recently awarded HAS with a generous grant to provide childcare for participants in our postpartum depression and BASTA! domestic violence programs. The lack of consistently reliable childcare is one of the major barriers preventing women from getting the help they need. For more information about childcare … [Read More…]
Blog Home According to this article, depression and other mental health disorders affect an equal portion of both Latinos and whites. Research has shown that while up to 60 percent of non-Hispanic whites actively seek treatment when suffering from mental illness, only 36 percent of people of Hispanic descent will reach out for treatment … [Read More…]
Blog Home Did you know… that Postpartum Depression is the #1 pregnancy-related complication in the United States? Approximately 1 out of every 5 women will experience a pregnancy-related mood or anxiety disorder during pregnancy or within the following year. Would you know what to say or do if a woman entered your office today, complaining … [Read More…]
Our Quarter Two (October-December) newsletter is now available here. Hard copies and the electronic version are coming soon.
Blog Home If you read the news regularly, then you probably read the devastating news about Sonia Hermosillo, a mother in California who has been charged with murder for throwing her 7-month-old son from a parking garage. If you have your finger on the pulse of Postpartum Mental Illness in the news, then you know … [Read More…]