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July 5, 2022

National Maternal Mental Health Hotline Available

Are you pregnant or a new mom who is feeling overwhelmed, sad, anxious, or exhausted? Are you finding it hard to care for yourself, care for your baby, or even do basic daily tasks? The National Maternal Mental Health Hotline can help.

About the Hotline

The National Maternal Mental Health Hotline provides 24/7, free, confidential support before, during, and after pregnancy. The hotline offers callers:

  • Phone or text access to professional counselors

  • Real-time support and information

  • Response within a few minutes, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

  • Resources

  • Referrals to local and telehealth providers and support groups

  • Culturally sensitive support

  • Counselors who speak English and Spanish

  • Interpreter services in 60 languages

Call or text 1-833-9-HELP4MOMS (1-833-943-5746). TTY users can use a preferred relay service or dial 711 and then 1-833-943-5746. Frequently Asked Questions about the National Maternal Mental Health Hotline also are available.

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May 16, 2022

Parenting While Black: Virtual Webinar Series

Join Brazelton Touchpoints Center for their virtual webinar series, “Parenting While Black: Reclaiming, Centering, and Affirming our Joy in Raising Black Children.” Events will take place every other Monday from March 7 to May 16.

This free webinar series offers a safe and welcoming space to hold conversations for and by Black families. Topics will include Embracing Black Joy and Excellence; Parenting While Black in White Spaces; Birthing While Black; Black Mental Health and more. All are welcome to join and engage in these powerful conversations.

Registration is required to access this event virtually.

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May 2, 2022

Parenting While Black: Virtual Webinar Series

Join Brazelton Touchpoints Center for their virtual webinar series, “Parenting While Black: Reclaiming, Centering, and Affirming our Joy in Raising Black Children.” Events will take place every other Monday from March 7 to May 16.

This free webinar series offers a safe and welcoming space to hold conversations for and by Black families. Topics will include Embracing Black Joy and Excellence; Parenting While Black in White Spaces; Birthing While Black; Black Mental Health and more. All are welcome to join and engage in these powerful conversations.

Registration is required to access this event virtually.

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April 18, 2022

Parenting While Black: Virtual Webinar Series

Join Brazelton Touchpoints Center for their virtual webinar series, “Parenting While Black: Reclaiming, Centering, and Affirming our Joy in Raising Black Children.” Events will take place every other Monday from March 7 to May 16.

This free webinar series offers a safe and welcoming space to hold conversations for and by Black families. Topics will include Embracing Black Joy and Excellence; Parenting While Black in White Spaces; Birthing While Black; Black Mental Health and more. All are welcome to join and engage in these powerful conversations.

Registration is required to access this event virtually.

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April 4, 2022

Parenting While Black: Virtual Webinar Series

Join Brazelton Touchpoints Center for their virtual webinar series, “Parenting While Black: Reclaiming, Centering, and Affirming our Joy in Raising Black Children.” Events will take place every other Monday from March 7 to May 16.

This free webinar series offers a safe and welcoming space to hold conversations for and by Black families. Topics will include Embracing Black Joy and Excellence; Parenting While Black in White Spaces; Birthing While Black; Black Mental Health and more. All are welcome to join and engage in these powerful conversations.

Registration is required to access this event virtually.

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March 21, 2022

Parenting While Black: Virtual Webinar Series

Join Brazelton Touchpoints Center for their virtual webinar series, “Parenting While Black: Reclaiming, Centering, and Affirming our Joy in Raising Black Children.” Events will take place every other Monday from March 7 to May 16.

This free webinar series offers a safe and welcoming space to hold conversations for and by Black families. Topics will include Embracing Black Joy and Excellence; Parenting While Black in White Spaces; Birthing While Black; Black Mental Health and more. All are welcome to join and engage in these powerful conversations.

Registration is required to access this event virtually.

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March 7, 2022

Parenting While Black: Virtual Webinar Series

Join Brazelton Touchpoints Center for their virtual webinar series, “Parenting While Black: Reclaiming, Centering, and Affirming our Joy in Raising Black Children.” Events will take place every other Monday from March 7 to May 16.

This free webinar series offers a safe and welcoming space to hold conversations for and by Black families. Topics will include Embracing Black Joy and Excellence; Parenting While Black in White Spaces; Birthing While Black; Black Mental Health and more. All are welcome to join and engage in these powerful conversations.

Registration is required to access this event virtually.

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November 3, 2021

Promoting Mental Health and Family Well-Being in Today’s World Workshop Series

Are you interested in learning more about promoting familial mental health and well-being? Join Brazelton Touchpoint Center for a series of three sessions on various ways that professionals can support the families that they serve.

Sessions

This series features three sessions, each costing $35 or $90 for all three sessions. Registration is available online.

  • October 20: Enhancing Partnerships Between Parents and Staff
  • October 27: Understanding Depression and Fostering Resilience
  • November 3: Talking with Children about Difficult Issues

More Information

Social-emotional wellness is essential for young children, their families, and the providers who work with them. Yet, promoting wellness and responding to the mental health needs of children and families may be challenging, especially during the ongoing pandemic. In this three-part series, you will learn knowledge and skills to strengthen relationships with adults and children and promote family well-being. You will:

  • Learn practical strategies for building strong partnerships with families
  • Learn the signs, symptoms, and causes of depression
  • Explore communication challenges that can occur between staff and parents, and how to overcome them
  • Enhance your understanding of resilience and how to partner with families to strengthen their resilience
  • Learn how to talk more effectively with children about difficult issues
  • Enhance your ability to support families seeking access to mental health services

This series is for all professionals who work with families of young children, including early care and education providers, family child care providers, home visitors, and more.

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October 27, 2021

Promoting Mental Health and Family Well-Being in Today’s World Workshop Series

Are you interested in learning more about promoting familial mental health and well-being? Join Brazelton Touchpoint Center for a series of three sessions on various ways that professionals can support the families that they serve.

Sessions

This series features three sessions, each costing $35 or $90 for all three sessions. Registration is available online.

  • October 20: Enhancing Partnerships Between Parents and Staff
  • October 27: Understanding Depression and Fostering Resilience
  • November 3: Talking with Children about Difficult Issues

More Information

Social-emotional wellness is essential for young children, their families, and the providers who work with them. Yet, promoting wellness and responding to the mental health needs of children and families may be challenging, especially during the ongoing pandemic. In this three-part series, you will learn knowledge and skills to strengthen relationships with adults and children and promote family well-being. You will:

  • Learn practical strategies for building strong partnerships with families
  • Learn the signs, symptoms, and causes of depression
  • Explore communication challenges that can occur between staff and parents, and how to overcome them
  • Enhance your understanding of resilience and how to partner with families to strengthen their resilience
  • Learn how to talk more effectively with children about difficult issues
  • Enhance your ability to support families seeking access to mental health services

This series is for all professionals who work with families of young children, including early care and education providers, family child care providers, home visitors, and more.

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October 20, 2021

Promoting Mental Health and Family Well-Being in Today’s World Workshop Series

Are you interested in learning more about promoting familial mental health and well-being? Join Brazelton Touchpoint Center for a series of three sessions on various ways that professionals can support the families that they serve.

Sessions

This series features three sessions, each costing $35 or $90 for all three sessions. Registration is available online.

  • October 20: Enhancing Partnerships Between Parents and Staff
  • October 27: Understanding Depression and Fostering Resilience
  • November 3: Talking with Children about Difficult Issues

More Information

Social-emotional wellness is essential for young children, their families, and the providers who work with them. Yet, promoting wellness and responding to the mental health needs of children and families may be challenging, especially during the ongoing pandemic. In this three-part series, you will learn knowledge and skills to strengthen relationships with adults and children and promote family well-being. You will:

  • Learn practical strategies for building strong partnerships with families
  • Learn the signs, symptoms, and causes of depression
  • Explore communication challenges that can occur between staff and parents, and how to overcome them
  • Enhance your understanding of resilience and how to partner with families to strengthen their resilience
  • Learn how to talk more effectively with children about difficult issues
  • Enhance your ability to support families seeking access to mental health services

This series is for all professionals who work with families of young children, including early care and education providers, family child care providers, home visitors, and more.