Never Say Never

Lots of TV shows did stories last week (was it last week?) when the news came out about Andrea Yates. I happened to be at the gym when I saw NBC’s “The Today Show” interviewing Dr. Valerie Raskin. The interviewer asked her if women with...

Those Who Might Understand

I just saw a letter to the editor in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that mentioned the names of a handful of psychologists who were recently elected to Congress. I think we should reach out to these people to ask for their help in passing the Melanie Blocker-Stokes...

DAD Closes National Office

I just got the official letter from Depression After Delivery in the mail last week. Due to financial constraints, they are closing their national office as of November 30. They will no longer have a toll-free information request line, but still plan to keep their...

PPD on Dr. Phil Oct. 25

Heads up: Dr. Phil is doing a show on Postpartum Depression that will air tomorrow, Monday, October 25, 2004. Check your local listings for time and channel information. After the show check out Dr. Phil’s discussion board to post your thoughts and suggestions....

Strength in Suffering

I came across the following quote this morning, and thought it was a nice reflection of the “forging” we go through as postpartum mood disorder survivors: “Iron is full of impurities that weaken it; through forging, it becomes steel and is...