Mental Health Awareness Fun Run and Walk


Join us on Saturday, September 17th at the Fountain Green City Park located at 300 West Center, Fountain Green, UT 84632. Registration starts at 7:00 a.m. and the run starts at 7:30 a.m. You may pre-register by text at 435-851-9446 or email The cost is $10 and includes breakfast. There will be breakfast, silent […]

Salem Days Booth and Parade


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


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).

The Emily Effect: A Mother’s Legacy on KSL TV


Many thanks to the always professional Sam Penrod and all of his colleagues behind the scenes who so painstakingly put this story together for us. Candice Madsen, thank you for working so hard to get it right. Your attention to detail is very much appreciated. I couldn’t be more happy for the meaningful and lasting […]

Climb Out of the Darkness 2016 Hike

Climb Out of the Darkness 2016

We are teaming up with Postpartum Progress for their annual Climb Out of the Darkness hike on June 18, 2016. We invite all who would like to participate to register and meet us at the Spanish Fork Reservoir Pavilion between 7:30-10:00 a.m. Please wear good hiking shoes and bring a water bottle for the two mile hike. […]