Your donations make it possible for PPSM to continue our efforts to bring awareness, advocacy and education for PMADs. The form at the bottom of the page will allow you to send a donation electronically. If you would like to honor a loved one who has struggled with a PMAD or who has lost a life due to a PMAD, please do so in the comments section.
If you would like to mail a check, please make check payable to PPSM/PSI MN
Crystal Clancy at Iris Reproductive MH
1500 McAndrews Rd. Ste 212
Burnsville, MN 55337
PPSM IMPACT STATEMENT
Pregnant women and postpartum parents are not getting connected with the help they need.
This is a problem, because 1 in 5 new moms, and 1 in 10 new dads will become depressed. An even higher number will struggle with anxiety. And overall, these numbers are only what is being reported. PPSM provides these parents and parents-to-be with mental health resources that they may be unaware of, or too fearful to speak up on their own about.
We make an impact by providing the following:
HelpLine/Free Peer Support
With our assistance, new parents are getting the help they need sooner, which decreases the likelihood of long-term effects of untreated depression, anxiety, trauma or grief. We are also decreasing the likelihood of needing a higher level of care by letting parents know they are not alone. This past year, we have assisted 200 callers in the Twin Cities Metro Area in need of connection to services.
PPSM is a volunteer-run organization, and our services are free. Your support will help us continue providing services free of charge, and make sure that the providers who support this population have our resources available to give to patients!