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  • Friendship for New Mothers November 18, 2019
    Friendship for New Mothers Alexis E. Menken, PhD Clinical Psychologist Montclair, NJ NJ Coordinator/Advisory Council Postpartum Support International They say it takes a village to raise a child, but it also takes a village to truly nurture and sustain a new mother.  Of course, friendships are helpful in every stage of life, but its the...
  • Featured PSI Member: Sara Rashid, MA, LCPC November 18, 2019
    Featured PSI Member: Sara Rashid, MA, LCPC Psychotherapist and Founder, Frame & Shoelace Psychotherapy Tell us a little about yourself outside of your work. I live in Chicago, IL with my husband and two children (ages five and three). In my time away from work, I try to follow the advice I often hear myself...
  • No Parent Alone November 1, 2019
    Help build the #noparentalone movement with us! Post a photo of yourself, you and your kids, your family or anyone you love and add the hashtag #NoParentAlone, #NoMomAlone, #NoDadAlone and the helpline phone number: 1-800-944-4773. Let your friends know that PSI is here to help, and they are not alone. Here is what to do:...

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  • How to Be Your Own Mental Health Care Advocate August 15, 2019
    When you're struggling with any perinatal mood or anxiety disorder you need to be your own mental health care advocate to get the best possible care. The post How to Be Your Own Mental Health Care Advocate appeared first on Maternal Mental Health Research Collaborative.
  • My Baby Is A Year Old & I Still Have Postpartum Depression August 5, 2019
    Postpartum depression is the most common complication of child birth, affecting upwards of 1 in 4 women every year. It doesn’t discriminate and can affect anyone with symptoms that range from feeling isolated, sad and alone all the way to full blown rage and crippling insomnia. While each mom’s experience with postpartum depression is different… […]
  • How Postpartum Depression & Anxiety Affected My Relationship with My Husband July 8, 2019
    Having a new baby puts a lot of strain on a relationship, whether you’re married or not. The dramatic change in routine, your roles and the responsibility of keeping a tiny baby alive will test your relationship in ways that you can’t imagine. My husband and I had been married close to five years before… […]