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Postpartum Help for Moms

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May is National Maternal Mental Health Month and the national nonprofit organization Postpartum Support International is working to bring awareness to postpartum depression and other perinatal mental health disorders. PSI Executive Director Wendy Davis says about 800,000 thousand people are affected every year.

Davis says her organization is part of an effort of improve PMH disorder awareness and access to support and care while reducing the stigma around perinatal mental health disorders. She wants mothers to know help is available.

For support, information, or resources, call the PSI hotline at 800-944-4773, or visit postpartum.net.

Alexia Ridley joined WUGA as Television and Radio News Anchor and Reporter in 2013. When WUGA TV concluded operations, she became the primary Reporter for WUGA Radio. Alexia came to Athens from Macon where she served as the News Director and show host for WGXA TV. She's a career journalist and Savannah native hailing from the University of Michigan. However, Alexia considers herself an honorary UGA DAWG!
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