H.R.1940 - Melanie Blocker-Stokes Postpartum Depression Research and Care Act

To provide for research on, and services for individuals with, postpartum depression and psychosis. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Melanie Blocker-Stokes Postpartum Depression Research and Care Act as introduced.
  • Official: To provide for research on, and services for individuals with, postpartum depression and psychosis. as introduced.

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Melanie Blocker-Stokes Postpartum Depression Research and Care Act - Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), to expand and intensify researc

Official Summary

Melanie Blocker-Stokes Postpartum Depression Research and Care Act - Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), to expand and intensify research and related activities on postpartum depression and postpartum psychosis. Requires the Director of NIMH to conduct or support research to expand the understanding of the causes of, and to find a cure for, such conditions. Directs the Secretary to make grants to establish, operate, and coordinate effective and cost-efficient systems for the delivery of essential services to individuals with such conditions and their families. Allows the Secretary to provide technical assistance to grant recipients.

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