Promoting maternal emotional health
through education, support, and advocacy
SAVE THE DATE for the next TPDC Quarterly meetings, April 24th and Oct. 23rd, 2018.
GPS for Parents – Coming April 4-5, 2018
GPS For Parents is a Must for those already facilitating parent support groups AND for those who would like to know how. TPDC is hosting a training in Tucson with the support of Tucson Medical Center, which is where the 2-day workshop will take place. This is a cozy, hands-on format led by Massachusetts based faculty. There will be a 30-person registration limit.
If you are coming from out of town, we have reserved a block of sleeping rooms at the Sheraton Hotel right next door. To book a room at the Sheraton, click HERE.
Maternal Mental Health Day in AZ- May 2, 2018!
Join Representative Carter at the state Capitol on February 12, 2018 for a Press Conference on the newly penned Governor’s Proclamation that supports perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. The press conference will take place at 9:30 AM at the Rose Garden behind the House of Representatives. Read the Governor’s proclamation HERE.
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 is less than 28 weeks pregnant, 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.