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Mission Statement

To establish routine screening for maternal depression as a national standard of care; and provide peer-to-peer social support services to women suffering from postpartum depression.

Description

The Family Mental Health Institute is a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit organization in the District of Columbia that has four priority areas to reduce the incidence of maternal depression: 1)Screening programs for early PPD detection; 2) Public education and awareness; 3) Peer support groups for women and their families; 4) Research and advocacy activities on behalf of women with PPD and related mood disorders.

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http://www.ppdhope.com

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