2011 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]