The mission of Maternal Mental Health NOW is to remove barriers to the prevention, screening and treatment of prenatal and postpartum depression in Los Angeles County. Founded in 2007, Maternal Mental Health NOW is a coalition composed of over 35 public and private non-profit agencies as well community leaders, research partners and advocates for mothers, infants, and families. It also includes grassroots participation by survivors of maternal depression and affected family members.
Through its programs and initiatives, Maternal Mental Health NOW aims to:
Maternal Mental Health NOW is a project of Community Partners, which serves as its 501(c)3 fiscal sponsor.