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To address the mental health challenges faced by pregnant and postpartum women, the Georgia Rural Health Innovation Center (GRHIC) and the Center for Rural Health and Health Disparities (CRHHD), located at Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM), held a free Advanced Perinatal Mental Health Training in April.

The goal of the training was to educate health care providers, public health professionals, maternal child health advocates, and the public on signs and symptoms of perinatal mental health disorders (PMADs). Practitioners from Mercer and Emory, as well as private counselors, presented topics covering postpartum depression, perinatal trauma, perinatal OCD/complex anxiety, suicidal ideation, psychopharmacology, and more.

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