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Nurture Your Light – A Postpartum Mood Disorder Event


Maternal mental health is crucial to the strength of our homes and communities! Postpartum Mood Disorders affect 1 in 8 women in Utah, and these effects can be devastating and far-reaching. Valley Women’s Health and The Emily Effect have come together to present, “Nurture Your Light,” an evening of inspiration, support and hope for those […]

KSL TV Follow-Up

From KSL: This week marks one year since a Salem woman was killed, after wandering onto I-15 near Nephi. Emily Dyches had struggled for months with mental illness, following the birth of her fifth child. But since Emily’s tragic death, her family and friends have worked tirelessly to raise awareness about maternal mental health. See […]

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 […]

American Fork Hospital Girls’ Night Out


Come join us for a fun filled night at Girls’ Night Out this Thursday from 6:00-9:00 at American Fork Hospital! We are sponsoring a booth where we will be handing out helpful information on maternal mental health, giving out Emily Effect bracelets, and everyone can enter to win a new Emily Effect baseball tee by […]

Salem Days Parade


The Emily Effect will be walking proudly with Western Heating & Air Conditioning at the Salem Days Grand Parade on Saturday, August 13th. We feel so honored to have Western Heating & Air Conditioning show their support for our cause and organization by putting our logo and painting one of their service vans in The […]

Salem Days Fair in the Square


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 4:00 pm. We would like to thank the amazing Salem community and the support they have shown us […]

Dancing Without You Documentary


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).

Eric on KSL New Radio’s The Mom Show

“Sunday on The Mom Show we continue this conversation with Emily’s husband Eric Dyches. It’s an emotional conversation about what Emily was suffering from and the amazing steps her husband is taking to give hope to 1 in 7 mothers who will experience this same condition.” It looks like The Mom Show will also be […]

Eric on KSL 5 TV Sunday, May 22 at 9 am


Eric Dyches, founder of The Emily Effect, and Amy-Rose White, director of the Utah Maternal Mental Health Collaborative discuss perinatal mood disorders with Dave McCann Sunday morning at 9 am on KSL 5 TV.