Perinatal mental health of non-birthing parents: an inclusive discussion

Sheehan D. Fisher, Ph.D.

April 10, 2024

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Perinatal mental health of non-birthing parents: an inclusive discussion

Sheehan D. Fisher, Ph.D.

April 10, 2024

Training Resources and Events

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s ”988 Partner Toolkit” is a resource center for social media, video, print, radio, FAQs, messaging and other marketing materials that can be used to promote the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline.

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists offers “Addressing perinatal mental health conditions in obstetric settings,” a free online course to help obstetric care clinicians address perinatal mental health

Building on the success of its October 2021 issue about perinatal mental health, the April 2024 issue of “Health Affairs” expands the magazine’s focus to “Perinatal mental health and well-being”

July 26-28, 2024 | Postpartum Support International 2024 Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.

May 17-19, 2024 | 2024 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical & Scientific Meeting in San Francisco, CA

May 15-17, 2024 | National Perinatal Association 2024 Annual Conference, “Towards trauma-responsive perinatal care” in Anaheim, CA

May 5-11, 2024 | May is Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month. The Blue Dot Project aims to raise awareness, build support, and combat shame and stigma

May 8-10, 2024 | The Greater Washington Urban League is underwriting the bulk of the expense for 150 Black health and wellness providers to participate in training needed to receive Perinatal Mental Health Certification (PMHC) to expand the number of Black professionals who can provide culturally affirming care. Complete the form to be considered for the PMHC training, to be held at Bowie State University in MD.

May 1, 2024 | World Maternal Mental Health Day

April 29, 2024 | Postpartum Support International hosts “Foro de salud mental perinatal 2024”

April 19, 2024 | The Shades of Blue Project hosts the “Understanding the maternal mental health crisis: unmet needs and solutions” webinar

April 15, 2024 | As part of Black Maternal Health Week 2024, March for Moms hosts a 60-minute workshop, “Center yourself: strategies for stress management” to identify early signs of stress, apply coping techniques and even use stress to your advantage

April 12-13, 2024 | National Hispanic Medical Association and the National Hispanic Health Foundation 30th anniversary celebration and leadership summit, “Honoring our past, embracing the now and shaping our future” in Washington, D.C.

April 12, 2024 | Application deadline for the Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center at Vanderbilt University’s community-based doula policy learning symposium for state legislative staff to be held July 10-12, 2024 in Nashville, TN

April 11-17, 2024 | Black Mamas Matter Alliance hosts Black Maternal Health Week 2024 (#BMHW24) and hosts local, state and national events organized around the theme, Our bodies STILL belong to us: reproductive justice NOW!” Download the #BMHW24 toolkit.

April 11, 2024 | Mamatoto Village kicks off Black Maternal Health Week with a “Virtual Birth Planning” workshop led by Perinatal Care Coordinators, Aspen McCoy and Shannon Vandiver

April 11, 2024 | The Health Resources and Services Administration hosts the “EnRICH: unlocking the future of maternal health begins with research” webinar to discuss the U.S. maternal mortality crisis and to describe the unique role of Minority-Serving Institutions in addressing maternal health disparities

April 11, 2024 | Black Women's Health Imperative hosts a virtual webinar to continue discussing “Black men in the movement for reproductive justice and birth equity” and the roles of men in helping to restore Black autonomy and joy