2013 ORS § 187.233¹
Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month
(1) May of each year is designated as Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month.
(2) The purpose of the designation is to:
(a) Encourage the Early Childhood Council to address perinatal mental health as a public health priority; and
(b) Encourage health care providers, parents, expecting parents and other stakeholders to collaborate in the development of a statewide care network for perinatal mental health and to increase awareness and understanding of the mental health needs of pregnant and postpartum women and their families. [2010 c.12 §1]