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Monthly Meeting: Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorder

  • French Hospital Medical Center, Education Pavilion, Urology Classroom, 1st Floor 1911 Johnson Avenue San Luis Obispo, CA, 93401 United States (map)

Sandra Miscovich is the Maternal Child & Adolescent Health Program Manager for SLO County Public Health Department, where she has worked for 3 years. Sandra has degrees in Biochemistry and Political Science from UC San Diego and a Masters from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.

PMAD Project: A Systems Change Approach: SLO Public Health-MCAH is working with the community to develop a comprehensive system of care for women and families experiencing a perinatal mood and/or anxiety disorder (PMAD). 

Jaime Lewis is the San Luis Obispo County Coordinator for Postpartum Support International, an organization dedicated to helping families suffering from postpartum depression, anxiety, and distress. She'll share some of her story about suffering from postpartum depression after the birth of her son in 2010, stats and figures about perinatal mood and anxiety disorders in SLO County, and how she advocates for families as a survivor.

Later Event: September 6