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Women Maternal Health

Maternal Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Discussion

Friday, February 19, 2021 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

The Pennsylvania Commission for Women is hosting this event to bring awareness to maternal mental health and the stigma associated with substance use disorders. The panelists will discuss Opioid Use Disorder, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs), and the Healthy Families America Safe Start program. There will also be a brief question and answers (Q&A) session at the end of the presentation. This event will be recorded and made available on the commission website.


  • Melissa Patti, MSW, LCSW – Director of Program Initiatives at the Maternity Care Coalition
  • Gary Stoner, MD – Director, Women’s Health Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) Program at Geisinger Medical Center
  • Robin VanEerden, MS, LPC, NADD-CC – Clinical Director of Intellectual Disabilities Division at Merakey

For more information on this event, see this flyer.