PLEASE add your name as a supporter!

The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act, sponsored by Senators Menendez and Representative Rush will:
* help provide support services to women with postpartum depression to postpartum psychosis
*help educate mothers and their families about these conditions
*support research into the causes, diagnoses and treatments for the whole range of prenatal and postpartum mental health conditions.

eta:7/17/09–this does not ask to mandate anything.  Not even screening.

It PASSED THE HOUSE and now goes to the US Senate.

Read more about S. 324/H.R. 20 HERE

Add your name to the growing list, with mine:
Email Susan Stone, LCSW susanstonelcsw at with name, state, any credentials, and permission to be listed (Susan is the past president of Postpartum Support International).

The list of supporters from all 50 states will be delivered to Congress on Mother’s Day.

Please help reach the goal of 1000 signatures per state in support of the Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act.

4/15/09 30 names from Hawaii now…

5/1/09 33 supporters from Hawaii now…