The Chickadee Postpartum Depression Study

The Chickadee Study is a clinical trial evaluating the safety, efficacy, and tolerability of brexanolone IV in the treatment of adolescent moms with postpartum depression (PPD). 

If you or a loved one fit this description you may qualify for the study:

  • age 15-17
  • gave birth in the past 6 months
  • are feeling lonely, isolated, sad, worried or hopeless


Teen mom with baby

*All study-related costs will be paid for by the research study and participants will be reasonably compensated for time and travel. Transportation may be provided for those who require assistance.

For more information contact Jamie at (919) 962-4798 or visit TeenPPDStudy.com

PPD ACT Welcome screen

PPD ACT Research App

PPD ACT is a research app for women who have ever experienced postpartum depression (PPD) or psychosis (PPP.) The goal of the study is to improve detection, treatment and prevention of PPD and PPP by finding the genetic basis of these disorders. Women who participate will download the PPD ACT app, fill out questionnaires and if eligible, submit a saliva sample.

You may be eligible to join if you:

• Are female aged 18 or above
• Have had a live birth
• Have an iOS or Android device

For more information, find us on the web at www.pactforthecure.com, Twitter @pactforthecure, Facebook @PPDACT, email pact.questions@med.unc.edu or find the app in the iTunes or Google Play store by searching “PPD ACT”.