Our organizations want every mother and baby to thrive.
The National Coalition for Maternal Mental Health is a proud member of the Mental Health Liaison Group (MHLG) - a coalition of national organizations representing consumers/patients, family members, advocates, professionals and providers
Focuses on understanding state and national barriers to care
Convenes multiple stakeholders to discuss emerging considerations in maternal mental health. Host of the national 2020 Mom Project campaign, providing recommendations to Hospitals, Insurers and Providers. Co-hosts web-based certificate training in Maternal Mental Health with PSI. Produces materials, such as palm cards, that hospitals and other organizations can use to educate mothers about maternal mental health disorders. Emerging: Supports Maternal Child Health advocates in conducting community needs assessments and program development.
Joy Burkhard, MBA, represents 2020 Mom Project. To learn more about Joy click HERE.
Provides support for clinicians and families
Hosts international toll free warm-line for providers and families. Individuals may join as Members and are provided with opportunities to volunteer as state coordinators, and more. Hosts annual conference for providers, survivors and more. Provides 2-day face-to-face certificate training in Maternal Mental Health. Co-hosts web-based certificate training in Maternal Mental Health with PSI.
Wendy Davis, PhD, represents Postpartum Support International. To learn more about Wendy click HERE.
Focuses on raising awareness of maternal mental health and supporting mothers with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.
Programs include the blog PostpartumProgress.com, as well as a free private support forum and Climb Out of the Darkness, the world's largest event raising awareness of maternal mental health. Hosting the first patient-focused conference on perinatal mood and anxiety disorders in 2015.
Katherine Stone represents Postpartum Progress. To learn more about Katherine Stone click HERE.
MotherWoman supports and empowers mothers to create personal and social change by building community safety nets, impacting family policy and promoting the leadership and resilience of mothers.
Liz Friedman, MFA, is the Program Director and Founder of the Postpartum Support Initiative. To learn more about Liz click HERE.
Is dedicated to raising awareness of perinatal mood disorders and providing support and referrals to women and their families.
Gretchen Mallios, LCSW, RYT, is the President of Postpartum Health Alliance of San Diego. To learn more about Gretchen click HERE.
Works to remove barriers to prevention, screening and treatment of perinatal mood disorders in Los Angeles County.
Jo Bloomfield, Esq, is the Policy Director at Maternal Mental Health Now. To learn more about Jo click HERE.
Jenny's Light's mission is to improve and save lives by spreading awareness of all perinatal mood disorders including postpartum depression. Since they began in 2008 they have granted over $200,000 to great programs and organizations that share their mission.
Randy Gibbs represents Jenny's Light. To learn more about Randy click HERE.
Aims to unite healthcare providers and moms to promote relationships, increase awareness of maternal mental health conditions, and improve prevention, detection and treatment.
Amy-Rose White, MSW, LCSW represents the Utah Maternal Mental Health Collaborative. To learn more about Amy-Rose click HERE.
As a problem surfaces within the community, the JLSF is frequently the first organization to recognize and address the issue, providing volunteer energy, financial assistance, and public support. Often in collaboration with other community groups and/or the public sector, the JLSF designs and launches a program, then works to achieve community impact and measurable results.
Audrey Symes represents The Junior League of San Francisco, she is also the NCMMH membership chair.
The Tangerine Owl Project supports families with premature infants. Through fundraising to accommodate the needs of the Infant Special Care Units in Chicago’s North Shore communities, based on each individual hospital’s needs (new equipment, supplies, etc.)
By providing emotional support to the families who have infants in the ISCUs. Through connecting families who are currently going through and have gone through the experience in the past with each other. And by providing community resource information to families
Coordination of and help with memorial planning for families who lose their child(ren) while in the ISCU.
Stacey Porter represents The Tangerine Owl Project, she is also the NCMMH treasurer. To learn more about Stacey click HERE.