Event & Trainings Archive


 


3rd Annual WNY Doulas' Better Birth Baby Shower

On Sunday, April 2nd, 2017, the WNY Doulas held its 3nd Annual Better Birth Baby Shower event for all pre-expectant, expectant, and new moms. The event took place at Banchetti by Rizzo's in Amherst, NY.

To reach the event website, please click here or go to: brownpapertickets.com/event/2767186

If the event page is no longer available, you may view an archived image of the page below.

 


 

7th World Congress for the International Association of Women’s Mental Health (IAWMH)

On March 6-9, 2017, the World Congress for the International Association of Women’s Mental Health (IAWMH) held its 7th annual meeting in Dublin, Ireland.

The theme of the Congress this year was Rights, Resilience & Recovery. From the event website, it states "We believe that a rights, equality and scientifically evidence-based approach to women’s mental health can best support and empower women when they are ill and on the road to recovery. With this Congress we want to create a space for a rights and evidence based exploration of women’s mental health in Ireland and internationally."

To reach the event website, please click here or go to: http://iawmh2017.org/wp/


 

Western New York PMAD Task Force

On Tuesday, March 7, 2017, the Postpartum Resource Center of New York's Western New York (WNY) PMAD Task Force held its first quarterly meeting for 2017 at Buffalo State College in Buffalo, New York.

Their next quarterly meeting will be held on Thursday, June 8, 2017. To learn more about this meeting as well as other scheduled meeting for 2017, please click here. To learn more about the Western New York PMAD Task Force, please go here. The Western New York PMAD Task Force is part of Project 62™. Click here to learn more.


 

Maternal and Caregiver Depression: Impact on Young Children and Possible Remedies

On February 28, 2017, the New York Zero-to-Three Network hosted an event on the subject of Maternal and Caregiver Depression: Impact on Young Children and Possible Remedies. Rebecca Weis, M.D. was the key presenter at this event, which was held at Ackerman Institute For The Family in Manhattan, New York.

To reach the event page, please click here. If the event page is no longer available, you may view an archived image of that page below.


 

Suffolk County Psychological Association Workshop & Training

Friday, February 3, 2017, the Suffolk County Psychological Association Workshop and Training on the subject: Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders - Intersections of Identity, Biology, & Family Formation in Clinical Presentation and Treatment. Presentations were given by Helen Meyers, Ph.D. & A. Samantha Dreyer, Psy.D., which was to be followed by a question and answer period.

The event took place at Adelphi University's Hauppauge Education and Conference Center in Hauppauge, New York.

To reach the event website page, please click here. If the website page is no longer available, you may view an archived image of that page below.


 

3rd Annual Lisa Mary Reilly Visioning Educational Series

On Friday, November 11, 2016, the Postpartum Resource Center of New York held the 3rd Annual Lisa Mary Reilly Visioning Series event at the Metlife Building in New York City.

This year's event featured special guest speaker Jane I. Honikman, MS. ane is the Co-Founder of the Postpartum Action Institute, located in Santa Barbara, California, and she is also the Founder of Postpartum Support International as well as the author of the books Community Support for New Families and Postpartum Action Manual.The Conference's theme was "Frontiers in Perinatal Mental Health".

The event was sponsored by Sounds of Silence, Friends of the Postpartum Resource Center of New York.

To reach the event page, please click here. To lean more about Sounds of Silence, please click here.

 


 

International Marcé Society Biennial Scientific Conference 2016 – Frontiers in Perinatal Mental Health

The International Marcé Society held its Biennial Scientific Conference in Melbourne, Australia from September 25 - 29, 2016. The Conference's theme was "Frontiers in Perinatal Mental Health".

To reach the event page, please click here. If the event page is no longer available, you may view an archived web image below.

 


 

Project 62 – Western New York Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders Task Force September Meeting.

On Monday, September 12, 2016, the Western New York Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders Task Force held a meeting to review past events and accomplishments as well as to plan future events, meetings, and goals. The event took place at Buffalo State College in Buffalo, New York.

To learn about future events and meeting as well as about the WNY Task Force, please click here.

Project 62™ – Western New York (WNY) - A Perinatal Mental Health Parent Support Network in every New York State community.


 

Project 62 – Western New York Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders Task Force Out of the Darkness Buffalo Walk.

On Saturday, September 10, 2016, the Western New York Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders Task Force joined a community of nearly 250,000 people walking in hundreds of cities across the country in support of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's mission to save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide.

To reach their event page and learn more about the Out of the Darkness Buffalo Walk, please click here. To learn more about the WNY Task Force, please click here.

If the event page is no longer available, you may view an archived screenshot of the page below.


 

Circle of Caring Pregnancy and Postpartum Depression/Anxiety Support Group Program – Advanced Facilitator Training was held on Tuesday, August 23rd and Tuesday August 30th, 2016 at the Islandia Town Hall in Islandia, New York. 

The event, hosted by the Postpartum Resource Center of New York and presented by Executive Director, Sonia Murdock, was for the community agencies/health centers and supporters who are interested in offering the Postpartum Resource Center of New York’s Circle of Caring Pregnancy and Postpartum Depression Support Groups..

To reach the  event page, please click here.


 

SAMHSA held a webinar on Monday, August 15, 2016.

The subject of the webinar was Depression in Mothers: More Than the Blues and was billed as a user-friendly toolkit developed by SAMHSA, in partnership with experts in the fields of mental health and maternal and child health.

To reach the webinar event page, please click here. If the page is no longer available, you may view it on the archived screenshot below.

SAMHSA logo.


 

Comedy Fundraiser Night was held Thursday, August 11, 2016 at the Governor's Comedy Club in Levittown, New York.

The event was a fun night of comedy that featured some up and coming comedians as well as a chance to raise awareness of the number one complication relating to child bearing – perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. Proceeds benefit the Postpartum Resource Center of New York.

To visit the event page, please click here

Governor's Comedy Club of Levittown Comedy Fundraiser Night flyer.


 

Sounds of Silence, Friends of the Postpartum Resource Center of New York held a Paint Night on August 3, 2016 at the Post Office Cafe in Babylon, New York.

The event was a relaxing evening with friends engaging in some creative fun to celebrate summer and the life of Lisa Mary Reilly as they created their own paintings of the beautiful picture shown here of the Fire Island Lighthouse, which she photographed a few years ago.

To visit the event page, please click here. To learn more about Sounds of Silence, please click here.

Lisa Mary Reilly photograph of Fire Island Lighthouse.


 

Postpartum Support International held it's annual conference on June 24 - 25 at the Hilton San Diego/Mission Valley in San Diego, CA. To reach the event meeting page, please click here.

If the event page is no longer available, please click on the image below to view an archived screenshot.

Postpartum Support International logo.


 

Postpartum Resource Center of New York's Western New York PMAD Task Force (Project 62™ – Western New York) held a meeting on Friday June 3, 2016 at Buffalo State College in Buffalo, New York. To reach the event meeting page, please click here.

Please click here to reach the Project 62™ – Western New York page for further information about the Task Force as well as about upcoming meetings and events.

Project 62™ – Western New York (WNY) - A Perinatal Mental Health Parent Support Network in every New York State community.


 

The 30th Annual NYSPA Perinatal Conference was held on June 2nd and 3rd, 2016 in Albany, New York. The subject of this year's conference was Birth Outcomes Matter: Effective Communications for Transition in Care. 

To reach the event page, please click here.

If the event page is no longer available, please click on the image below to view an archived version. Also, the event brochure can also be found below.

New York State Perinatal Association logo.


 

May 2016 was Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMAD) Awareness Month in New York State. For the first time ever, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo declared May as Maternal Depression Awareness Month in New York State.

To reach the event page, please click here.

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMAD) month 2016 in New York State. Click here to learn more.


 

Dark Side of the Full Moon Screening and Community Discussion. On Wednesday, May 25, 2016 a free event was held at New York Public Library, West New Brighton Branch - 976 Castleton Avenue, Staten Island, New York.

The event Hosted was hosted by the Postpartum Resource Center of New York.

To reach the event page, please click here.

If the event page is no longer available, please click on the images below to view and/or download the archived page.

Dark Side of the Full Moon documentary poster.


 

May is “Postpartum Mood Disorders Awareness Month” in Suffolk County. On Tuesday, May 24, 2016 a free event was held at the H. Lee Dennison Building, Media Room 184 100 Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge, NY 11788. The topic of this 7th Annual Postpartum Mood Disorders Awareness Event was: Pregnancy and Postpartum Depression/Anxiety - Providing Help and Hope: Addressing the Opioid Epidemic for Suffolk County Moms, Babies, Families and Communities.

The event Hosted by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, Suffolk County Office of Women’s Services in partnership with the Postpartum Resource Center of New YorkSuffolk County Department of HealthSuffolk County Women’s Advisory Commission and the Suffolk Perinatal Coalition.

To reach the event page, please click here.

May is “Postpartum Mood Disorders Awareness Month” in Suffolk County. 7th Annual Postpartum Mood Disorders Awareness Event Flyer - May 24, 2016


 

Film and Discussion: Dark Side of the Full Moon was held on Sunday, May 22, 2016 at the Brooklyn Public Library's Central Library at 10 Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn, New York.

This event include opening remarks by Dr. Jill Bowen, Senior Advisor for Mental Health Initiatives for the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives, film screening of the acclaimed documentary Dark Side of the Full Moon, and a panel discussion. The panel was moderated by Dr. Deborah Kaplan, Assistant Commissioner of the Bureau of Maternal, Infant and Reproductive Health at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and included: New York State Senator Jesse Hamilton, Ranking Member of the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee; Sonia Murdock, Executive Director of the Postpartum Resource Center of New York; and Alicia James, President and Founder of the PAM Project

To reach the event page, please click here.

If the event page is no longer available, please click on the image to view and/or download the archived page.

Dark Side of the Full Moon documentary poster.


 

Sounds of Silence, Friends of the Postpartum Resource Center of New York held the 8th Annual 5k Run / Walk / Stroller-Walk with Kid's Fun Run In Memory of Lisa Mary Reilly on Saturday, May 14, 2016 Jones Beach State Park — Wantagh, New York

This annual event is held in Memory of Lisa Mary Reilly and takes place to raise awareness of the number one complication of pregnancy - Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMAD) - which includes Postpartum Depression as well as raise funds for the essential programs and services of the Postpartum Resource Center of New York.

To reach the event page, please click here.

A special focus of the event is the Lisa Mary Reilly Visioning Educational Series, which is part of Project 62Building a Perinatal Mental Wellness Parent Support Network and Safety Net in every New York State community. To learn more about this program, please click here.

To learn more about the Sounds of Silence, please click here.

All proceeds contributed support the essential programs and services of the Postpartum Resource Center of New York, Inc., a 501 (c)(3) IRS recognized non-profit organization. Tax ID # 11-3449880.

SOS Run/Walk 2016 Poster/Flyer - Sponsors - 8.5x11


 

Fitness Incentive, a long time supporter of the Sounds of Silence, Friends of the Postpartum Resource Center of New York's Annual 5k Run/Walk/Stroller-Walk, held a special event in support of this event. 

On Saturday, May 7th, members and visitors were asked to dedicate their work-out at Fitness Incentive in honor of Lisa Mary Reilly. Lisa's sister, Erin Mascaro, was on hand along with other members of the Sounds of Silence team to collect donations in Lisa's honor.

Please click here to visit our event page.

Sounds of Silence 5k Run Pre-Race Special Event at Fitness Incentive, Babylon, NY on Saturday, May 7, 2016.


 

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders: Film Screening, Panel Discussion and Community Awareness. The Social Work Department at Buffalo State College in collaboration with Postpartum Resource Center of New York's Western New York Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders Task Force presented a FREE screening of the critically acclaimed documentary Dark Side of the Full Moon on April 15, 2016 at Buffalo State College in Buffalo, New York.

This important event, which was sold out, included a reception, exhibit tables, screening and panel discussion — plus a book Signing by Dr. Kimberly Zittel-Barr, Author of Postpartum Mood Disorders:  A Guide for Medical, Mental Health and other Support Providers.

The event was sponsored by the Faculty Student Association Founders' Fund. To reach the event page, please click here.

If the event page is no longer available, you may view it here.

Dark Side of the Full Moon documentary poster.


 

Policy Breakfast Panel on Women, Pregnancy, and the Opioid Epidemic in New YorkACOG District II partnered with the Fellow Alumnae Board of the Center for Women in Government & Civil Society, part of SUNY Albany's Rockefeller College, to sponsor a Policy Breakfast Panel on Women, Pregnancy, and the Opioid Epidemic in New York. The event took place Thursday April 14, 2016 in Albany, New York.

Sonia Murdock, Executive Director of the Postpartum Resource Center of New York, was among six expert panelists who discussed various aspects of the opioid epidemic and the unique ways in which women are affected. To reach the event meeting page, please click here.

If the event page is no longer available, you may view it here.

ACOG District II logo.


 

NASPOG 2016 Biennial Meeting took place April 8-10, 2016 in New York City at the New York Academy of Science. Executive Director of the Postpartum Resource Center of New York, Sonia Murdock, attended this important event. To reach the event meeting page, please click here.

If the event page is no longer available, you may view it here.

NASOPG logo.


 

Postpartum Resource Center of New York's Western New York PMAD Task Force (Project 62™ – Western New York) held a meeting on Wednesday March 3, 2016 at Buffalo State College in Buffalo, New York. To reach the event meeting page, please click here.

Please click here to reach the Project 62™ – Western New York page for further information about the Task Force as well as about upcoming meetings and events.

Project 62™ – Western New York (WNY) - A Perinatal Mental Health Parent Support Network in every New York State community.


 

Postpartum Resource Center of New York's Western New York PMAD Task Force (Project 62™ – Western New York) held a meeting on Wednesday January 27, 2016 at Buffalo State College in Buffalo, New York.

The meeting included a discussion of next steps as well as further planning of the Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders: Film Screening, Panel Discussion and Community Awareness event, which will be held on Friday, April 15, 2016 at Buffalo State College. This free event will include a screening of the Documentary Dark Side of the Full Moon, panel discussion, book signing, and exhibit tables.

Please click here to reach the Project 62™ – Western New York page for further information about the Task Force as well as about upcoming meetings and events.

Project 62™ – Western New York (WNY) - A Perinatal Mental Health Parent Support Network in every New York State community.


 

Moms Helping Moms Clothing Swap took place on Saturday, November 7, 2015 at Westminster United Presbyterian Church in West Islip, NY - and was hosted by the Postpartum Resource Center of New York.

Please click here to reach the event page.

Moms helping Moms clothing swap image.


 

The 2nd Biennial Perinatal Mental Health Conference took place on November 4-6, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois at the Northwestern University Feinberg Conference Center. 

Please click here to reach the event page. If the page is no longer available, you may view an archived screenshot here.

2nd Biennial Perinatal Mental Health Conference November 4-6, 2015 - Chicago, IL.


 

Postpartum Resource Center of New York's Western New York PMAD Task Force (Project 62™ – Western New York) held a meeting on Thursday October 29, 2015 at Buffalo State College in Buffalo, New York.

The meeting included a screening of the Documentary Dark Side of the Full Moon as well as a Volunteer Orientation Workshop.

Please click here to reach the Project 62™ – Western New York page for further information about the Task Force as well as about upcoming meetings and events.

Project 62™ – Western New York (WNY) - A Perinatal Mental Health Parent Support Network in every New York State community.


 

The Postpartum Resource Center of New York's 2015 Luncheon and Visioning Educational Series ~ In Memory of Lisa Mary Reilly took place on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at Amali Restaurant in New York City.

The event was sponsored by Sounds of Silence, Friends of the Postpartum Resource Center of New York.

Please click here to reach the event page.

Postpartum Resource Center of New York's 2015 Luncheon and Visioning Educational Series ~ In Memory of Lisa Mary Reilly. Cover for event program.


 

On October 23 and 24, 2015, the Seleni Institute offered Trainings for Mental Health Providers in New York City. The two-day event offered Clinical Training Covering Treatment of Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders and Perinatal Grief & Loss.

Please click here to reach the Seleni Institute's website for information on future events.

seleni institute logo.


 

A Maternal Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System Seminar was presented by Postpartum Support International A Continuing Education Training for Legal and Mental Health Professionals on Thursday, October 22 and Friday October 23, 2015 in Cedar Knolls, New Jersey.

Please click here to reach the event page (you will be leaving the Postpartum Resource Center of New York's website).

Postpartum Support International logo.


 

Postpartum Support International Certificate Training Program in collaboration with Zucker Hillside Hospital was held on Monday, October 19, 2015 in Great Neck, New York.

Please click here to reach the event page (you will be leaving the Postpartum Resource Center of New York's website).

Postpartum Support International logo.


 

Zucker Hillside Hospital Perinatal Psychiatry in collaboration with the Postpartum Resource Center of New York and the Nassau County Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders Task Force Presents Dark Side of the Full Moon Free Documentary Screening. Movie will be followed by multidisciplinary panel discussion.

The event took place on Monday, October 5, 2015 at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center LIJMC at the Teaching Center in New Hyde Park, New York.

Please click here to reach the event page.

Dark Side of the Full Moon documentary poster.


 

Postpartum Resource Center of New York's Western New York PMAD Task Force (Project 62™ – Western New York) held a meeting on Thursday September 24, 2015 at Buffalo State College in Buffalo, New York.

Please click here to reach the Project 62™ – Western New York page for further information about the Task Force as well as about upcoming meetings and events.

Project 62™ – Western New York (WNY) - A Perinatal Mental Health Parent Support Network in every New York State community.


 

The 5th Annual Summer Gala to benefit the Postpartum Resource Center of New York was held on Thursday, August 13, 2015 at Bayview House — Captain Bill's Restaurant in Bay Shore, New York.

To learn more about this event as well as to see photographs from it, please click here.

5th Annual Summer Gala to Benefit the Postpartum Resource Center of New York - Event Flyer


 

Postpartum Support International's 28th Annual PSI Conference was held from June 24 – June 27, 2015 in Plymouth, Michigan. The event was done with the Tree of Hope Foundation — Planting seeds of hope: overcoming stigma, increasing options, and embracing innovative treatments.

To reach the event page at the PSI website, please click here.

PSI Conference 2015 logo.


 

On Saturday, June 20, 2015, Postpartum Progress will held its 3rd Annual Climb Out of the Darkness event to raise awareness about maternal mental illnesses such as postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety & OCD, postpartum PTSD, postpartum psychosis, postpartum bipolar disorder, and pregnancy depression and anxiety.

The Postpartum Resource Center of New York was honored to be selected as one of the recipients of the Climb Out of the Darkness 2015 Grant.

Please click here to reach the PRCNY event page highlighting this event. Click here to reach Postpartum Progress for it's latest news including upcoming Climb Out of the Darkness events.

Postpartum Progress's Climb Out of Darkness 2015 event promo image and link.


 

As an acknowledgment of Suffolk County’s Perinatal Mood Disorders awareness month, LIDA, Inc., in collaboration with The Postpartum Resource Center of New York presented this full-day workshop on Perinatal Mood Disorder Workshop: Building a Safety Net in Our Community. The event was held on Thursday May 21, 2015.

To read more about this event, please click here to reach the event page. You will also find photographs taken from the event.

Long Island Doula Association Perinatal Mood Disorder Workshop flyer. Event is May 21, 2015.


 

On Saturday May 9, 2015, the 7th Annual Sounds of Silence 5k Run/Walk/Stroller-Walk took place to raise awareness for pregnancy and postpartum depression/mood disorders at Field 5 at Jones Beach State Park in Wantagh, New York.

This year's race was dedicated to the memory of Lisa Mary Reilly.

To read more about this event, please click here to reach the event page. You will also find photographs and video taken from the event.

7th Annual Sounds of Silence 5k Run/Walk Event Flyer. Please share with others on social media or print out a


 

On Saturday, May 2, 2015, the Long Island Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders Collaborative of the Postpartum Resource Center of New York, held the inaugural Long Island Screening Day for Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders Awareness event.

Over 1,000 families were reached as a result of our efforts for the first ever Long Island Screening Day for Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders Awareness!

To read more about this event, please click here to reach the event page as well as to see photographs taken at the event locations.

Long Island Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders Screening Day flyer - Ask the Question, Hear the answer, let her know she's not alone flyer. Please click here to reach the event page.


 

On Friday, May 1, 2015 Health Care Providers, Mental Health Professionals, Faith Based Organizations, Community Outreach Organizations and Public Servants were offered a FREE Screening of the critically acclaimed documentary Dark Side of the Full Moon was presented at Touro Law Center in Central Islip, New York.

The event was hosted by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, the Office of Women’s Services / Community Services, and in collaboration with Postpartum Resource Center of New York, Suffolk Perinatal Coalition, and Suffolk County Department of Health - this screening is the kick-off event for “Perinatal Mood Disorders Awareness Month” in Suffolk County.

To read more about this event, please click here to reach the event page.

Perinatal Mood Disorders Awareness Month - Dark Side of the Full Moon event poster.


 

On Friday, May 1, 2015 a FREE workshop was offered to moms-to-be, moms, dads, family members and family supporters. The subject of this important workshop was: This Isn’t What I Expected: More than Just the Baby Blues.

The event was hosted by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, the Office of Women’s Services / Community Services, and in collaboration with Postpartum Resource Center of New York, Suffolk Perinatal Coalition, and Suffolk County Department of Health - this workshop is one of the kick-off events for “Perinatal Mood Disorders Awareness Month” in Suffolk County.

Please click here to reach the event page for further information.

Perinatal Mood Disorders Awareness Month - This Isn’t What I Expected: More than Just the Baby Blues Workshop.


 

The New York Zero-to-Three Network Annual Spring Conference had a theme of Stress, Risk & Resilience: The Interplay of Parenting, Child Development and Social Context featuring plenary speakers Cybele Raver, PhD and Michael MacKenzie, PhD. It was held on Friday, April 17, 2015 at The Conference Center in New York City.

In addition to the noted speakers, there were seven breakout sessions featuring speakers who are experts in their field - including the Postpartum Resource Center of New York's Sonia Murdock, who made a presentation on Maternal Depression: Building a Safety Net for Children and Families. Please click here to reach the event page (you will be leaving the Postpartum Resource Center of New York's website).

New York Zero-to-Three Network Spring Conference 2015 - Maternal Depression. Screen shot of event page.


 

Zumbathon Charity Event was held on Friday, April 10, 2015 at Rise Above Fitness in West Hempstead benefiting the Postpartum Resource Center of New York. Click here to reach the event page and see photographs of the event itself.

Zumbathon Charity Event flyer - to raise funds for the Postpartum Resource Center of New York.


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