Upcoming Events

Sip & Shop for Mother’s Day

April 25 • 7 – 9 pm

Company Flowers
2017 North Pollard Street, Arlington VA

Shop for gifts and cards for Mother’s Day, graduations, and other spring events; 10% of proceeds benefit PSVa.

BONUS: Fill out a postcard that evening with your Mother’s Day “wish list”. Company Flowers will send the postcard to your family. When they bring it in, your present will be gift-wrapped and 10% of proceeds will benefit PSVa.

Book Launch Party for The Unprotected

April 27 • 6 – 8 pm

Work Release 
759 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA

Author Kelly Sokol has written a captivating novel about a young woman struggling with both fertility issues and postpartum depression.  Proceeds of book sales benefit PSVa.  Watch the amazing book trailer.

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders Conference

April 28 • 1:15 – 4:30 pm

VCU School of Nursing

1100 East Leigh Street, Room 1011, Richmond VA

FREE!   No registration required.

Wine&Design Fundraiser

May 2 • 6 pm

Wine&Design

107 Washington Street, Fredericksburg VA

Warrior Mom alum Emma Richter hosts this fun / fundraising event. Unleash your inner artist in a fun and social environment. Wine&Design provides everything. Just sign up, show up, sip up and paint! The design for the evening is this beautiful peacock

GiveChoose Fauquier / Loudoun

May 2-3

Give/Choose is a 24-hour online fundraising event to support nonprofit organizations operating in Loudoun and Northern Faquier Counties. The goal is to inspire the community to come together for 24 hours to give as much as possible to support local nonprofit organizations.  Donate to PSVa .

Northern Virginia Maternal Mental Health Collaborative

May 3 • 7:30 – 9:00 pm

INOVA Women’s Hospital
3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church VA

Open to PMAD advocates, mental health professionals, and maternal-child healthcare providers interested in gathering for networking and professional development. RSVP to Mara Watts.

DIRECTIONS: Park in GREEN parking. Take walkway to the hospital. Turn right and take elevator to Floor 5.

PSVa Workshop

May 13 • 9 am – 4 pm

Roanoke VA
Fee: $50

PSVa’s workshop is geared for individuals interested in becoming social support group leaders and mental health providers interested in learning how to treat women experiencing PMADs. Learn more (and register) HERE.

Heroes For Moms Blood Drive and Maternal Health Event

May 13 • 10:30 am – 3 pm

Alexandria Beatley Library – 5005 Duke Street, Alexandria VA

Heroes for Moms is a blood drive and maternal health event focused on saving the lives of moms who need blood and supporting them through their motherhood journey. The event is organized by moms, who survived in part by blood transfusions after giving birth, and supported by local organizations advocating for maternal health education and awareness. Website

Maternal Mental Health Walk 2017

Various dates
in April and May

The Maternal Mental Health Walk™ to March for Moms®

launches nationally in 2017 to raise funds and awareness for maternal mental health disorders. March for Moms® Maternal Mental Health Walks™ are held throughout the country at March of Dimes (MOD) walk locations, with the support of the March of Dimes national office. Website

MMH Advocacy Days

Join advocates and supporters from across the country to let Congress know that mothers matter and need support.

  • May 17: Networking luncheon, afternoon hearing, evening reception
  • May 18: Visit your elected officials to educate them about PMADs

Learn more and register HERE.

Richmond Event at Lewis Ginter

May 31 • 5:30 – 5:60 pm

Free Seminar: Learn about the symptoms of postpartum depression, how it can be treated and where to find support.

Speakers

  • Janet K Abraham, MSW
  • Bushra M. Shah, MD
  • Christine Isaacs, MD
  • Fidelma Rigby, MD

Event Flyer PDF

Women’s Mental Health Summit

June 1 • 11 am – 2:30 pm

The National Press Club

Get tickets

Join us for an afternoon of discussion on women’s issues and a book signing with Elizabeth Vargas. All attendees will enjoy a light lunch and receive a swag bag of fun goodies! – Flyer PDF

Climb Out of the Darkness

June 24th

Locations around the US

COTD is the world’s largest event raising awareness about perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. COTD is held on or near the longest day of the year and features mothers and others across the globe joining together to climb mountains and hike trails to represent their symbolic rise out of the darkness of maternal mental illness and into the light of hope and recovery. Learn More

PSI 30th Annual Conference

July 14-15 • Philadelphia

The annual PSI conference provides an opportunity to meet, learn together, and share ideas with others involved in the field of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs). The conference brings together medical and mental health providers, childbirth professionals, support and resource providers, caregivers, policy-makers, researchers, volunteers, families, and educators who want to improve their understanding of PMADs and improve their ability to serve pregnant, postpartum, and post pregnancy-loss families. More Information

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