Press Conference with Brooke Shields and Women's Health Advocates Celebrating Passage of MOTHERS Act

Leaders in the fight against postpartum depression, including Senator Menendez, actress Brooke Shields, and former New Jersey First Lady Mary Jo Codey, celebrate that The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act – Menendez's legislation to combat postpartum depression. It was signed into law as part of landmark health insurance reform that passed Congress in March. The legislation will establish a comprehensive federal commitment to combating postpartum depression through new research, education initiatives and voluntarily support service programs.