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APDC serves and supports all immigrant and refugee communities with a whole health, community-based engagement approach through health, education, and advocacy. Their mental health services provide culturally competent, community based, and consumer driven services.
This resource has been designed by Maternal Mental Health NOW to help you feel prepared to adjust to the emotional demands, joys, and stressors of trying to conceive, pregnancy and parenting.
Even if you earn little to no income, by filing your taxes you could receive up to $3,600 through the Child Tax Credit (CTC) or up to $6,700 through the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). That extra money can help you pay for groceries, clothes, child care, get ahead on your rent or bills, or start a savings account or a college fund for your kids. Learn more about how tax credits give families and working people a big boost at www.GetAheadColorado.org
This feature highlights blogs, stories, and resources that speak to the array of experiences parents have had, and how their experiences are shaping who they are now.
Though he constantly tried his best, Ezra said he often worried that he might not measure up to being a good father. Imposter Syndrome, where one doubts their skills or accomplishments and often feels like a fraud, was becoming all too real to him, that is until he found his Circle of Father’s group.
Celebrating Fathers of Freedom, a blog featured on Illuminate Colorado, shares the stories of Adam Combs and Adrian Nunez. These two military veteran fathers recognized a void in their community for fathers attempting to figure out how to jump back into parenthood while working to overcome other struggles that often accompany serving abroad.
This week we are celebrating Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week, which focuses on bringing attention to the struggles with mental health that many new and expecting parents face. We worked with parents and community members to curate resources that support parents on their wellness and self-care journey. Check them out here.
Return to Zero: HOPE is a non-profit organization engaging a global community of bereaved parents and their health providers to improve mental health outcomes, while also advancing pregnancy and infant loss awareness, education, and support.
Self-Care. What a loaded term. I mean, what mother out there has time for self-care, right? Not to mention that so often self-care feels selfish, self-absorbed, and totally irresponsible when we are needing to care for others, like our children…
Black Maternal Health Week, founded and led by the Black Mamas Matter Alliance, takes place every year from April 11 –17. The campaign and activities for Black Maternal Health Week serve to amplify the voices of Black mamas and center the values and traditions of the reproductive and birth justice movements.
Pregnancy and early childhood can be a stressful and overwhelming stage for families, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Fortunately, there are small actions you can take, called ‘self-care,’ to support your mental health and wellbeing on a daily basis.
This facebook group is for those who identify as either Black, Indigenous, or a person of color and who have experienced pregnancy or infant loss.
A central source for Coloradans to effectively collaborate, impact action, and accelerate progress toward improved mental health and wellness of all pregnant and postpartum people in Colorado.
CO-4-Kids takes into account the unique challenges and needs of foster and adoptive parents through their unique support and training for parents like you.