[Illinois] Workshop on perinatal depression planned for June 1-2

Patients who have perinatal depression and their health care providers are serving as investigators on a research project co-led by University of Illinois social work professor Karen Tabb and Brandon Meline, director of the Maternal and Child Health Division at the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District. Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Women in the Champaign-Urbana area who experience perinatal depression and their health care providers will meet with an international group of experts June 1-2 in Champaign for a workshop about new methods of detecting and treating the mood disorder.

The workshop, which is sponsored by the Identifying Depression through Early Awareness Women’s Health Coalition, is part of a collaborative project that aims to improve outcomes for mothers who have perinatal depression by inviting them and other stakeholders to be investigators on research studies.

Editor’s notes: To reach Karen Tabb, call 217-300-0200; email ktabb@illinois.edu.

Source: Illinois NEWSBUREAU

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Workshop on perinatal depression planned for June 1-2
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Workshop on perinatal depression planned for June 1-2
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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Women in the Champaign-Urbana area who experience perinatal depression and their health care providers will meet with an international group of experts June 1-2 in Champaign for a workshop about new methods of detecting and treating the mood disorder.