Mental & Physical Health

CFWH_Eng_C_72Canadian Foundation for Women’s Health is Canada’s national not-for-profit fundraising foundation for women’s sexual and reproductive health. With the support of individuals, medical organizations and companies, we fund research that is improving “health between the hips” for Canadian women at every stage of their lives. We are champions of increased funding for research on women’s health and we also foster support for international women’s health programs. CFWH


imgresThe David Lynch Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, was established in 2005 to fund the implementation of scientifically proven stress-reducing modalities, including the Transcendental Meditation program, for at-risk populations such as underserved inner-city students; veterans with PTSD and their families; women and girls who are victims of domestic violenceTo help combat the epidemic of violence and assault against women and children, DLF launched a Women’s Initiative in 2012 that offers Transcendental Meditation, an evidence-based, alternative therapy shown to heal and empower victims of abuse. The Initiative partners with leaders in the field of domestic violence and human trafficking across the U.S. and around the world to provide this therapy to women and children. DLF



Family Services Of Westchester: Family Services of Westchester has been a private, not-for-profit, non-sectarian agency located in Westchester County, New York since 1954. A staff of more than 450 professionals and paraprofessionals includes Master’s level social workers; psychiatrists; clinical psychologists; child care workers; nurses; certified home health aides; multi-lingual clinicians; peer counselors and early childhood educators. FSW offers a broad range of innovative programs custom designed to meet particular needs of children, teens, adults, and the elderly through our six Family Centers. FSW


imgresHelping After Neonatal Death is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, founded in 1981 to help parents, their families and their healthcare providers cope with the loss of a baby before, during, or after birth. HAND is a resource network of parents, professionals, and supportive volunteers that offers a variety of services throughout Northern California and the Central Valley. HAND



imgresThe Hygeia Foundation comforts and supports those who grieve the loss of a pregnancy or infant, whether due to miscarriage, molar pregnancy, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth, premature birth, birth complications, genetic factors, illness, or any other cause. In addition, we strive to improve awareness of the impact of pregnancy and infant loss on families. Hygeia Foundation



imgres-1National Alliance on Mental Illness of New York City, Inc. is an organization that provides support, education, and advocacy for families and individuals who live with mental illness.  NAMI-NYC Metro is the largest organization affiliated with the National Alliance on Mental Illness.  NAMI-NYC Metro works to educate the public, reduce stigma, advocate for legislation, and improve the over all mental health system. NAMI


imgresNational Black Women’s Health Project is a health advocacy organization addressing health issues faced by Black women and their families. Seeks to enable Black women to become aware of the nature of physical and mental health and the relationship between the two, and to enable Black women to take control and become active participants in their health maintenance. Black Women’s Health



imgresThe National Breast Cancer Foundation’s mission is to save lives through early detection and to provide mammograms for those in need. Our mission includes increasing awareness through education, providing diagnostic breast care services for those in need, and providing nurturing support services. National Breast Cancer Foundation


header_ppd_logoPostpartum Resource Center of New York, Inc. is a self-help organization established to provide emotional support, educational information and healthcare and support group referrals to mothers suffering from prenatal and postpartum depression (PPD). Postpartum Resource Center of NY



logoPostpartum Support International (PSI) was founded in 1987 by Jane Honikman in Santa Barbara, California. The purpose of the organization is to increase awareness among public and professional communities about the emotional changes that women experience during pregnancy and postpartum. PSI



imagesSeleni Institute strives to give women empathetic, comprehensive, evidence-based reproductive and maternal mental health care. The Seleni Institute supports talented researchers who investigate challenges related to reproductive and maternal mental health. The center provides reasoned, practical wisdom online about a number of different topics. Those include information on miscarriage, stillbirth, child loss, perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, difficulties with conception, coping with physical changes during and after pregnancy and parenting support. The center partner’s onsite with Seleni Psychology Counseling and Support, PLLC, a mental health and wellness practice that focuses uniquely on women’s mental health care needs. Seleni


s2s-logoSister to Sister Foundation is the first organization with a mission dedicated solely to women’s heart disease prevention and education. We empower women through positive messaging to make simple, manageable lifestyle changes in their daily lives to lead to improved heart-health.  Since 1999, Sister to Sister has collaborated with leading medical experts in the cardiovascular field to educate women on understanding their personal risk for heart disease and concurrently, how healthy lifestyle choices can reduce that risk by up to 82 percent. We are working together with Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Johns Hopkins Medicine and the Hadassah Medical Center in Israel to provide health education worldwide. Sister to Sister