Florida’s 3rd Annual Perinatal Mental Health Conference

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Florida’s 3rd Annual Perinatal Mental Health Conference

Overcoming Barriers for Optimal Outcomes

August 23 – 25, 2018

Orlando, FL

The 2018 Conference theme is Overcoming Barriers for Optimal Outcomes.  This year’s conference will span three days and be held at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Orlando North in Orlando, Florida from Thursday, August 23 to Saturday August 25th.

Thursday, August 23rd will be an optional overview of identification, assessment and treatment of perinatal mental illnesses; this is meant to be a primer for the main conference that will take place Friday, August 24 and Saturday, August 25.

This annual conference provides an opportunity to meet others working with and advocating for perinatal mental health services as well as learn new skills and information in the field of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.  This is a unique training opportunity also providing space to network with others in the field.  The purpose is to bring together the various disciplines and professionals working with, caring for and making decisions related to perinatal mental illnesses.  This includes medical and mental health providers, policy makers, child birth professionals, lactation consultants, support and resource organizations, researchers, educators and advocates.

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Keynote Speakers: Nancy Byatt, D.O., M.B.A., M.S., F.A.P.M. and Dikea (Kay) Roussos-Ross, M.D.