2016 Postpartum depression Project

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 THE PPd PROJECT 

WOMEN AND FAMILIES 

HAVE FOUND HOPE &

BEEN POSITIVELY

IMPACTED 

"You are not broken, there is a light".

                                              ~Corie Duff

Meet our Founders and Volunteers

Our motto is “Keep the conversation going, stop the shame”, which we do by  spreading awareness and supporting all those effected by a Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorder (PMAD).  

Kim Manfredi, Co-founder/President & Peer Facilitator

Kim is a mother of four children.  In 2009 she experienced her one and only battle with postpartum depression.  In 2016 she realized her calling to help other mothers suffering in silence and the need to bring to light a better understanding.  "We need to shatter the stigma and support mothers, children and families affected".

Course completions;  Postpartum Support International (PSI) 2016, Seleni Institute 2018, New Skills Academy-Mental Health Awareness Certification 2020, Suicide Prevention Center at EDC 2020

Jatnely Gonzalez, Co-founder/Vice President

& Peer Facilitator

Jatnely is married and the mother of two children.  Her passion to advocate and spread awareness for postpartum depression comes from experiencing postpartum depression herself.  Postpartum Depression Project works earnestly to bridge gaps of maternal health in our community.

Course completion; Postpartum Support International (PSI) 2016

Corie Duff, Volunteer/Peer Facilitator

Corie recovered from a PMAD with support from Postpartum Depression Project (PPDP).  As a strong advocate for mothers to attain support and treatment, Corie accepted paid training by Postpartum Depression Project to further her passion.  She now assists and facilitates peer support meetings.  

Course Completion; Seleni Institute 2020