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World Maternal Mental
Health Day

May 3 - 9, 2020ALL WEEK
Maternal Mental Health
Awareness Week

Maternal Mental Health
Awareness Month
May 2020

May is Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month 2020

May is Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month worldwide. In New York State, The Postpartum Resource Center of New York leads the way each May to make sure New York State residents are further aware of the #1 medical complication related to childbearing, perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMAD). With over 100,000 New York State moms, dads and families affected each year, we encourage everyone to become part of the PMAD Safety Net and join in the Ask The Question Awareness Campaign.

We invite you to get involved in your community as an individual, organization, health/medical center, faith community, corporation, school or college. Share information on social media, host a community event or training, promote maternal mental health screenings and more. Join us in breaking the silence of the stigma of maternal mental health and help increase awareness to save lives and build healthy families for vibrant communities.

Thank you for supporting Project 62™ – Building and Strengthening Perinatal Mental Wellness Parent Support Networks and Safety Nets in all Sixty-two New York State counties!




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PPD/PMAD Resources

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Participants & Events

May 3 - May 9, 2020

Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week

Information and events here.

May 4 - May 8, 2020

#MakingOverMotherhood Challenge

The campaign will run from May 4th to May 8th. The #MakingOverMotherhood campaign will feature daily memes to "make over" the image of a perfect motherhood and the notion that moms can do it all without support.

More information can be found here.

May 4, 2020

2020 March for Moms
Community Town Hall

The fourth march will take place virtually on May 4, 2020. Posting speeches, key calls to action and hosting live chat opportunities throughout the day on their social channels, including a community town hall from 1-2pm ET.

More information and FREE registration here.


May 6, 2020

The Motherhood Center of New York
Maternal Mental Health in the Time of Coronavirus

Join us on May 6th, 2020 from 10AM EST – 1:30PM EST for a day full of conversation and education with leading experts in the field of maternal mental health, relationships, and PMAD survivors that will share their personal experiences.

FREE registration and information here.

May 6, 2020

World Maternal Mental Health Day

More information here.

May 2020

Sounds of Silence VIRTUAL 5K/10K Run (Walk/Stroller-walk with Kid's Fun Run)

To Break the Silence for Pregnancy and Postpartum Depression Awareness.

New York State.

Event information, Registration, SOS Challenge, Sponsors here.


May 16, 2020

Mom Congress 2.5

The Mom Congress event held each May brings mothers together to connect with influential change agents and advocate for change in legislative policy on Capitol Hill.

More information and registration here.

Please use the form below to sign-up as a Participant in this year's Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month.

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Postpartum Resource Center of New York
Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders:
Finding the Help you Need.
Serving New York State Families Since 1998

In New York State please
email us or call
State-wide Helpline:
Toll free: 855-631-0001

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For help outside of New York State and the United States,
please contact the Postpartum Support International.
The information on this site is not intended to diagnose
or treat any medical 
or psychological condition.
Please consult your doctor for individual advice

regarding your own situation.
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