Monday, August 27, 2012

Alanis Morissette Opens Up About Postpartum Depression

It's great when celebrities open up about their experience with postpartum depression. As a performer, Alanis Morissette must be under an amazing amount of stress, and if even she is struggling with postpartum depression, it makes it a lot easier to make "normal" moms accept that they don't have to live with postpartum depression, there are so many resources where they can get help.
"The entertainment media world has exploded this week with news that singer Alanis Morissette struggled with postpartum depression."
Read the full article on Postpartum Progress...

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

How Other Cultures Prevent Postpartum Depression

Kathleen Kendall-Tackett takes a look at how other cultures prevent postpartum depression.

"As citizens of an industrialized nation, we often act as if we have nothing to learn from the Third World. Yet many of these cultures are doing something extraordinarily right—especially in how they care for new mothers. In their classic paper, Stern and Kruckman (1983) present an anthropological critique of the literature. They found that in the cultures they studied, postpartum disorders, including the “baby blues,” were virtually non-existent. In contrast, 50–85 percent of new mothers in industrialized nations experience the “baby blues,” and 15–25 percent (or more) experience postpartum depression."

Read the full article...

Wednesday, April 18, 2012


The Inland Empire Perinatal Mental Health Collaborative Presents
The Stoll-A-Thon

Date: May 9th

Time: Walk starts at 11:00 am and ends at 2:00 pm

Location: The Wylie Center located on 4164 Brockton Ave, Riverside, Ca 92501

There will be Presentations at the County Admin Building
located on 4080 Lemon St starting at 12:00

The walk will start at the Wylie Center and end at the Wylie Center

For more information or to register please click on the links below. 

We hope to see you there!

Monday, April 9, 2012

3rd Annual Maternal Mental Health Conference

The Inland Empire Perinatal Mental Health Collaborative Presents
the 3rd Annual Maternal Mental Health Conference:

Treatment of Maternal Mental Health Disorders Conference

Day: April 30, 2012

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location:  San Bernardino County Behavioral Health Services- Auditorium
850 E. Foothill Blvd, Rialto, CA 92376

Presented by:
Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, Phd, author of Depression in New Mothers, 2nd Edition

Emily Dossett, MD, Reproductive Psychiatrist

To Register for this event or for more information please click on the link below

Registration fee of $40.00 includes lunch

Checks and Credit Cards are accepted

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

New study finds thatantidepressants may raise risk for pregnancy complications

Heath Day News reports that pregnant women taking antidepressants known as SSRIs are at a higher risk of developing high blood pressure. To read the full article click on the link below.

Full Article

New Support Group In Barstow

Click on link below for information on the new support group in Barstow.

Support Group Flier

Wednesday, March 21, 2012


Congratulations goes out to Lisa Dryan, pictured above with fellow recipients, for receiving the honor of Woman of the Year presented by the County of Riverside Commission on Women.