Beyond the Baby Blues

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NAMI Minnesota
1919 University Ave. W., Suite 400
Saint Paul, MN 55104

phone: 651-645-2948
toll free: 1-888-NAMI-Helps
(1-888-626-4435)
fax: 651-645-7379

email: namihelps@namimn.org

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Beyond the Baby Blues Conference

Beyond the Baby Blues is a full-day conference designed to educate professionals and families about mood disorders and anxiety before, during and after pregnancy.

This year’s conference will feature a keynote presentation from Jamie Zahlaway Belsito (at L) who has a lived experience with post-partum mood and anxiety disorders and is the founder of Effie’s Grace, a specialty firm that brings grassroots advocacy expertise for positive women’s health outcomes. There will also be breakout sessions on current topics, and a networking lunch.

Beyond the Baby Blues will be held Thursday, June 7 at the University of Minnesota Continuing Education Center, 1890 Bufford Avenue, in St. Paul. CEUs and student discounts will be available. More details coming soon. For information, contact Briana Libby at blibby@namimn.org or 651-645-2948 x128.

Thanks 2018 Beyond the Baby Blues Sponsors

Mental Health Supporter
Prairie Care
Headway Emotional Health

Mental Health Friend
HealOM
Recovering Hope Treatment Center
Hennepin County Public Health
Equal Footing
Mindful Families

Resources

Postpartum Anxiety & Depression Support Groups are offered free through Allina Hospitals & Clinics. Topics include anxiety and postpartum depression, helpful self-care tips, mothering, new identities and new boundaries, grieving the loss of familiar routines, treatment options, etc. For more information or to register (requested), call 612-863-4770. The groups meet weekly in Minneapolis on Tuesdays, from 1:30-3:00 p.m., at Abbott NW Mental Health Outpatient Clinic, 800 E. 28th St. Waise Center, Suite 600; and in West St. Paul on Wednesdays, from 1:30-3:00 p.m., at Dakota County Northern Service Center, 1 Mendota Rd. W.

Postpartum Support International (PSI) - PSI Phone forums are available on the 1st Mondays of the month for Dads and on Wednesdays for Moms. See website for times because it changes weekly. www.postpartum.net/chat-with-an-expert/#schedule.

Pregnancy & Postpartum Support Minnesota Helpline - If you are pregnant or a new parent, find support and resources, or be paired with a peer volunteer. Call 612-787-7776 (PPSM) or email to ppsmhelpline@gmail.com.

Support Group for New Moms - Meets on the 2nd & 4th Mondays from 12:00-12:45 p.m. at Park Nicollet Clinic, 3800 Park Nicollet Blvd, 7th Floor, Dwan A, in St. Louis Park. Learn ways to cope with what's causing you stress, sadness, or anxiety. Connect with other moms experiencing similar feelings at a free drop-in support group. Come with or without your new baby. Please do not bring other children, as we are not able to accommodate siblings. Group facilitated by two experienced female therapists. For more Information call 952-993-3307.