YOUR MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS
to the Florida
Maternal Mental Health Collaborative
Florida's most precious asset is the health of it's families. The foundation of a family begins with the health of it's parents. Health IS wealth and mental health (a critical component of health) cannot be overlooked.
Perinatal mental illness is THE #1 health complication related to pregnancy and after delivery (postpartum).
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Approximately 1 in 5 women and 1 in 10 men will experience a mental health complication during the time of pregnancy or after delivery.
Founded in 2015, the Florida MMH Collaborative is a 501c3 non-profit.
We are invested in our vision to ensure every woman in Florida and her family receives the help and support they need for optimal mental health and well-being.
We aim to assist PROVIDERS in finding resources and education and help Moms and Dads
FIND HELP in their communities.
Help IS available
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Dr. Amandla Shabaka-Haynes, M.D. is a native of Tallahassee, Florida. She received her B.S. in Biology/Pre-medicine at Xavier University of Louisiana and completed her medical training at the Latin American School of Medicine. She currently serves as Program Manager for pediatric and perinatal behavioral health programs at the Florida State University College of Medicine Center for Behavioral Health Integration. Dr. Haynes has previously served as board member for Capital Area Healthy Start Coalition; Women's Health Liaison and Outreach Specialist at a local Federally Qualified Health Center. She is also a certified Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist.
Dr. Haynes is an advocate for the BIPOC birth community, supporting efforts to improve birth outcomes and reduce health inequities. In her volunteer roles, she serves as chair of the Awareness Workgroup of the Florida Maternal Mental Health Collaborative, Advisor for the Sister Friends Tallahassee Birthing Project, and Women’s Health Educator for the Melanin Mothers Meet Postpartum Support Program. At her core, Dr. Haynes is a mother, mentor, an active local and international community member, a bilingual health educator, and a lover of food and culture.