Promoting maternal emotional health
through education, support, and advocacy
TPDC Quarterly Meeting
When: October 26th, 11:45am – 2:00pm
Where: Carondelet St. Joseph’s Hospital 350 N. Wilmot Rd
Speaker: Sherokee Isle, author of Empty Arms: Coping After Miscarriage, Stillbirth and Infant Death
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Join us June 23, 2018 for a walk to raise awareness
Climb Out of the Darkness
Brandi Fenton Memorial Park
3482 E. River Rd
Tucson, AZ 85718
Ramada A (map attached)
Registration starts at 7:00 AM
Pre-registration for the event is encouraged through the link.
Coffee, bagels, snacks, water provided
Event begins at 7:30 AM and will conclude by 9:00 AM
Event includes several speakers who have ‘been there’ and an approximate one mile stroll along the Rillito Park path
Resource information will be available and we encourage participants to bring information about services their organizations offer for mothers and families
This park has a Splash Pad open to the public!
Everyone is welcome.
T-shirts will be available for purchase for $10
The Board of Directors of the TPDC wishes to extend its deep gratitude for the generous financial support of the Harriet Silverman Fund of the Women’s Foundation of Southern AZ. The 2017 grant award will enable increased engagement with immigrant populations in the Tucson area and continued educational outreach in the community.
HOME VISITORS can help first-time moms! Nurse-Family Partnership is a free and voluntary support program. If you (or someone you know) are pregnant for the fist time, and less than 28 weeks, you may be eligible. Click HERE for the Referral Form to Nurse Family Partnership.
HEALTHY FAMILIES: This program provides community-based home visitation support services to expectant parents and families with newborns to help clients reduce stress, enhance family functioning, promote child development and positive parent-child interaction, and minimize the incidence of abuse and neglect. For a complete brochure you can download, please click HERE. Additional in-home services include therapeutic intervention for parents touched by perinatal mood and anxiety disorders offered to both English and Spanish speakers. Home visitors can be a friend and support to families during the first 5 years providing front-line education and support at no cost. Click Here for the referral form to Healthy Families. To refer a mom/family, contact Lupe Ricardez, (520) 321-3754.
Looking for our brochure?
TPDC provides at no cost, a brochure about Perinatal Mood Disorders that includes helpful information about self-identification and local resources. This brochure is available to download here: English/Spanish.