Advocates Gather At State Capitol to Kick off PPD Awareness Month

 

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The Pregnancy and Postpartum Health Alliance (PPHA) and Mental Health America of Greater Houston (MHA) in collaboration with perinatal mental health advocates, mothers and families convened on April 30th at the State Capitol in Austin for a Kickoff event for Texas' first Postpartum Depression Awareness Month. Houston advocates pictured include, first row: Traci Patterson, Director of Communications at MHA of Greater Houston, Rep. Senfronia Thompson (D-Houston), Mary Parnham, chair and founding member of the Yates Children Memorial Fund Advisory Committee at MHA of Greater Houston, second row: Tiffany Ross, MSSW, Education and Training Program Manager at MHA of Greater Houston, and Attorney George Parnham, founding member of the Yates Children Memorial Fund Advisory Committee at MHA of Greater Houston and member of the MHA of Greater Houston Board of Directors.