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Breaking the Stigma in the Jewish Community: Mental Health During and After Pregnancy

Anxiety and postpartum depression are common mental health complications of childbearing. Stigma and lack of knowledge often prevent mothers and fathers from addressing these conditions. Join community experts and those with personal experience as they shed light on these important issues.

Speakers:

  • Moderator - Dr. Molyn Leszcz, Psychiatrist, Sinai Health System

  • Yanekah Jacobs, a personal perspective on postpartum depression

  • Dr. Arielle Berger, a personal perspective on perinatal loss

  • Dr. Ariel Dalfen, Head, Perinatal Mental Health, Mount Sinai Hospital, part of Sinai Health System\

  • Dr. Andrew Howlett, Head, Fathers’ Mental Health Network

  • Ira Weisman, a personal perspective on fathers and mental health

  • Dr. Jonathan Golden, Jewish Family and Child (JF&CS)

Supporting Rabbis:  Rabbi Baruch Fydman-Kohl, Rabbi Chaim Strauchler

WHEN: February 6, 2018
WHERE: Shaarei Shomayim Synagogue: 470 Glencairn Ave, Toronto
TIME: 7:15 pm -9:30 pm
COST: Free Admission
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