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How Athletes Take a Stand On Mental Health Could Help New Mothers

Stacey Stewart, President and CEO of the March of Dimes, and Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester of Delaware recently published an article about the importance of women’s mental health.  They praise strong and powerful women athletes  – [...]

2021-08-16T22:20:39+00:00August 15th, 2021|

Federal Grants Announced for Perinatal Depression Prevention Programs

Learn more about funding opportunities RFA-MH-21-240 or RFA-MH-21-241 DUE DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS OCTOBER 9, 2021 The National Institutes of Health NIH recently announced two funding opportunities for applications to refine and examine preliminary effectiveness of [...]

2021-08-16T22:14:20+00:00August 11th, 2021|

House Passes Spending Bill with Funding for Maternal Mental Health

The House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations passed the 2022 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies funding bill which provides funding for maternal mental health programs, including: an additional $5 million for [...]

2021-08-17T20:53:30+00:00July 29th, 2021|

MMHLA Founder Jamie Zahlaway Belsito Receives Honor

Jamie Zahlaway Belsito, MMHLA Founder and Policy Director, has been awarded the Don. R. Lipsitt Award for Achievement in Integrated and Collaborative Care by the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry.  This award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated excellence and [...]

2021-06-09T21:49:06+00:00June 9th, 2021|