Climb Out of the Darkness is the annual awareness raising and fundraising event for Postpartum Progress, a nonprofit focused on supporting pregnant and new moms with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders like postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety, postpartum OCD, postpartum psychosis and pregnancy depression. Also, Climb Out of the Darkness is amazing.. Just so you know.
Postpartum Progress, the info and community provided, were key for me when it came to learning, healing and growing. I am pleased to be joining in this effort to raise funds and awareness.
You don't necessarily have to climb a mountain, by the way, to join in.
We'll be walking a trail in the beautiful Independce Oaks Park in Clarkston, Michigan.
If you can't join us on the trail, you can walk in your neighborhood or just stand out and let the sun warm you.
No matter what you do, we still call it your Climb, because it is a symbol of your climb out of the darkness of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, whether you are a long-time survivor or someone who is still climbing or someone who cares about the health of pregnant and new moms.
Help us raise money so that we can continue to raise awareness of how women are devastated by perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, make sure women know what they need to know about PPD, eliminate stigma and support the mamas who need it.
And now to get climbing!