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ABOUT US

Founded in 2005, Tucson Postpartum Depression Coalition (TPDC) is a non-profit, charitable organization committed to improving the lives of mothers by promoting the emotional health of pregnant and postpartum mothers in Pima County. The coalition was formed to focus the efforts of dedicated healthcare professionals on the development and delivery of comprehensive services to women with perinatal mood disorders. The Coalition is comprised of healthcare professionals serving pregnant and postpartum women in Pima County. Coalition members represent major hospitals and clinics that serve diverse populations throughout Pima County.  General members attend quarterly meetings and board members meet periodically. TPDC achieves its mission through education for women, their families and their providers, referrals to psychotherapeutic support, and advocacy for public policy.

OUR MISSION

Maternal emotional health through education, support and advocacy. Our priorities are:

Advancing awareness and education about perinatal mood disorders for healthcare professionals and the public

Being a recognized leader in perinatal support

Creating and nurturing partnerships with community organizations and healthcare professionals serving pregnant and postpartum women

Being an influential voice for maternal emotional health promotion

OUR GOALS 

Emotional Wellness from the beginning. Our goals are:

Promote awareness of perinatal mood disorders among the community and healthcare professionals.

Promote early identification and provide education of perinatal mood disorders in healthcare settings with providers.

Facilitate referrals and information for women to appropriate treatment and patient care. 

 

Build a network of community perinatal services and service providers to strengthen emotional health in the pregnant and postpartum family.

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