Many women with postpartum depression who want to reach out for professional help aren't sure iftherapyis even covered by their insurance, and many who do have coverage find it can be quite limited. The New York Times' Patient Money columnist Lesley Alderman has written a much-needed column on how to make the most of your mental health insurance benefits. She offers great tips, especially in light of the fact that the Mental Health ParityLaw is about to take effect in January. You might find thatthe benefits your insurance company offers for mental health care have been improved. Check out her column to learn more.

Note: She says her next column will cover how to get mental health care if you don't have insurance. I will let you know about it when it's published.