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Project 62 – Western New York

Western New York Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders Task Force is made up of a diverse group of concerned community members led by Kim Zittel-Barr, Ph.D., LMSW, ACSW, Social Work Department Chair and Associate Professor at Buffalo State College, WNY Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders Team Leader.

This task force is part of the Postpartum Resource Center of New York's Vision – Project 62™ – Building and Strengthening Perinatal Mental Wellness Parent Support Networks and Safety Nets in all Sixty-two New York State counties.

The Erie and Niagara Counties PMAD Task Force Director is Jodi Hitchcock, MSW, Lecturer-Faculty Field Liaison, Buffalo State College, Social Work Department. Jodi and the Task Force may be contacted at: pmadtaskforce@gmail.com
The Postpartum Resource Center of New York's Western New York Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders Task Force


 The Postpartum Resource Center of New York's
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n New York Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders Task Force

Mission:  To increase awareness and improve access to care for Western New York moms, dads and families in Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara,Orleans and Wyoming counties at risk for or experiencing a perinatal mood and anxiety disorder.

Vision:  Building and strengthening in Western New York Perinatal Mental Wellness Parent Support Networks and Safety Nets in Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans and Wyoming counties.

By offering prevention programs, screening and awareness campaigns, education and trainings, the Postpartum Resource Center of New York's Circle of Caring pregnancy and postpartum depression/anxiety support groups, as well as collaborations to increase treatment and support services — we will together be better able to help save lives and build healthy families for vibrant New York communities now and for generations.

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders are the number one medical complication related to having a baby. When they are left undetected, untreated and undertreated they may have devastating consequences for moms, dads, families and communities.

Every year over 100,000 New York State families will be affected by a perinatal mood and anxiety disorder.

If you are interested in getting involved and would like to join the Western New York PMAD Task Force, please let me know. All are welcome.

Looking forward to working with you all!

Jodi

Jodi Hitchcock
MSW, Lecturer-Faculty Field Liaison, Buffalo State College, Social Work Department
Erie and Niagara Counties PMAD Task Force Director
pmadtaskforce@gmail.com

Kim Zittel-Barr, Ph.D., LMSW, ACSW
Social Work Department Chair and Associate Professor
WNY Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders Task Force, Team Leader

Buffalo State College
Caudell Hall – Room 354
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
(716) 878-5705
zittelkm@buffalostate.edu


Find Resources in WNY
Click here or on the image below.

For Resources outside WNY
Click here.
Postpartum Resource Center of New York's Free State-wide PMAD Resource Directory


Upcoming Events

Western New York
Task Force Meeting
April 23, 2018
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Brunch for Bumps
May 6, 2018
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To see past meetings, please visit our Events & Trainings Archive here.

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