WellMama Staff

Sarah Closser

Interim Executive Director

WellMama Seeks New Executive Director

WellMama is seeking a new executive director. WellMama’s mission is to provide support, information,
advocacy, and access to appropriate treatment to parents who may be suffering from perinatal mood or
anxiety disorders as well as mental health conditions related to all reproductive health events.
WellMama is dedicated to raising community awareness of perinatal mental health by providing
education on prevention, universal screening, and appropriate treatment and resources to families and
the professionals who serve them. Our values are as follows:

  • Accurate information and support for the emotional challenges of pregnancy, birth, parenting,
    and parenting loss are matters of basic rights, social justice, and appropriate health care.
  • Birthing, adoptive, foster, surrogate, and other parents and their families should never feel
    alone.
  • Parents are never to blame for their depression, anxiety, or mood disorders, and they should
    receive understanding and compassion from their communities.
  • Emotional support during pregnancy and after delivery are key to preventing the development
    of severe mood disorders, including postpartum depression.
  • All families should have access to pregnancy and postpartum support services.

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