Advocacy

 

AB159

Assembly Bill 159/2009 Healthy Mothers Act/2009 Healthy Mothers Act

Established and convened a statewide perinatal mood and anxiety disorders task force to develop recommendations and educational materials for the State Department of Public Health's perinatal health programs.

ACR105

Assembly Concurrent Resolution 105/Designating May as Perinatal Depression Awareness Month/Designating May as Perinatal Depression Awareness Month/Designating May as Perinatal Depression Awareness Month

Proclaimed the month of May of each year to be Perinatal Depression Awareness month across the state of California and requested that a number of stakeholders work together to explore ways to improve women's access to mental health care at the local and state level, facilitate increased awareness about perinatal depression, explore and encourage the use of prenatal screening tools and improve the availability of effective treatment and community support services.

ACR53

Assembly Concurrent Resolution 53/Kelly Abraham Martinez Act /Kelly Abraham Martinez Act

Urges hospital providers, mental health care providers, health plans, and insurers to invest resources to educate women about perinatal depression risk factors and triggers. 

Proclamation

Perinatal Depression Awareness Month Proclamation

A proclamation issued by the County of Los Angeles declaring May of every year to be Perinatal Depression Awareness Month.