Thursday, May 5, 2016

Just “Baby Blues” or a Dangerous Time for Mom? Film, special guests tell real-life stories of women, families, and mental illness

What: Screening of Dark Side of the Full Moon, a documentary chronicling real stories of postpartum depression (PPD) and psychosis.

Why: To show the true, sometimes deadly impact of maternal mental health conditions and the need for support for women and families.
Who: Presented by the Utah Maternal Mental Health Collaborative. Speakers include:
  • Women who have experienced postpartum depression
  • Experts in the treatment of maternal depression, anxiety, and postpartum psychosis
  • Dr. William Cosgrove, President, Utah Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Julie Frenette, Certified Nurse Midwife
  • Conference organizer and therapist Amy-Rose White
When: Friday, May 6, 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. (includes post-screening discussion)

Where: Intermountain Medical Center, Doty Education Building #6
5121 S. Cottonwood St., Murray, UT 84107

Media note: The screening begins at 6:00 p.m. Interviewees will be available beginning at 5:30 and again after the screening at 7:30. See the movie trailer at

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Media contact:
Cyndi Bemis
MotherToBaby Pregnancy Risk Line
(o) 801-538-6924
(m) 801-550-4228