Promoting maternal emotional health
through education, support, and advocacy
TPDC Quarterly Meeting
When: April 24th, 11:45am – 2:00pm
Where: Northwest Medical Center Women’s Center, in the Event Room, 6060 Fountain Plaza, Suite 130, Tucson, AZ 85704
Topic: TOPIC: Domestic Violence. Speaker: Teresa Wilson RN, CNJS, Supervisor, Nurse Family Partnership, Casa de los Ninos
SAVE THE DATE for the last TPDC Quarterly meeting of the year on 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!
May is Maternal Mental Health Month. To read the content of Arizona Governor Doug Ducey’s official Proclamation supporting perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, click 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) 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.