The Story in the Ordinary

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(This is a guest post that a friend of The Emily Effect shared on Facebook. We’re re-sharing it here with her permission.) I turned 33 this month and my only child turned 18 months, marking him more officially in the toddler category and graduating from the baby days. He’s old enough that my life should […]

The Emily Effect at the Utah State Senate

The passionate team at the Utah Maternal Mental Health Collaborative was instrumental in getting a resolution regarding awareness and treatment of maternal depression and anxiety prepared and in front of the legislature. We’re humbled at the chance we have to rub shoulders with such compassionate and caring individuals. An investment in moms is an investment in the future. Thanks […]

Updated Maternal Mental Health Resources Page

We are happy to announce that we recently launched a new list of resources that we have created with the Utah Maternal Mental Health Collaborative to help provide information and assistance in the area of maternal mental health. It includes national resources as well as Utah-specific individual mental health care providers who have training from […]

Salem Days Booth and Parade

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We’ll be involved in two events for Salem Days this weekend: Salem Days Fair in the Square Booth The Emily Effect will have a booth selling our t-shirts and hats at the Salem Days Fair in the Square on Friday, August 12th from 6:00 to 9:00 pm and Saturday, August 13th from 11:00 am to […]

Donations Are Now Being Accepted

Many people and businesses have inquired about donating to the Emily Effect so we now have a convenient place on our website to do so. However, please understand The Emily Effect has applied for tax exempt status under IRS code section 501(c)(3), but has yet to receive a determination letter. While we are confident the […]

Dancing Without You Documentary Now on YouTube

Dancing Without You on YouTube

The Dancing Without You documentary is now available on The Emily Effect YouTube channel. About the documentary: A BYU School of Communications documentary in loving memory of Emily Cook Dyches, highlighting the unspoken effects of postpartum depression in Utah. Produced by Aley Davis and Gabriel Gledhill. A note of caution: as you can imagine, this topic […]

Dancing Without You Documentary Screening

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BYU students Aley Davis and Gabriel Gledhill have created a documentary entitled Dancing Without You – The Unspoken Effects of Postpartum Depression in Utah. We’ll be attending a free screening of this senior capstone project on June 7 at 7 pm at the Varsity Theater (inside the Wilkinson Center on BYU campus).