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Gateway Health to sponsor town hall meeting to address postpartum depression among Black women

February 4, 2020
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News | Gateway Health to sponsor town hall meeting to address postpartum depression among Black women
PITTSBURGH, Oct. 24, 2019 -- A recent report released by the City of Pittsburgh’s Gender Equity Commission found maternal health among Black women in Pittsburgh in crisis. As local healthcare organizations identify ways to address this epidemic, postpartum depression must be included in the discussion.

As such, Gateway Health is sponsoring a town hall meeting with public officials and community leaders to open up a dialogue surrounding Black motherhood and mental health–a discussion that will shine a spotlight on this often hidden challenge facing new mothers.

WHEN: Friday, October 25 at 11 a.m.
WHO: State Representative Ed Gainey
Dr. David Kelley, Chief Medical Officer, PA, DHS Office of Medical Assistance Program
Mrs. Leta Scott, Community Health Advocate
Lovie J. Jackson Foster, PhD, MSW, Prevention Specialist, Allegheny County DHS
WHERE: 6117 Broad Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15206

Anyone who is interested in attending can RSVP via Facebook Events: https://www.facebook.com/events/388031631865561/