Albuquerque nonprofit bringing awareness to perinatal depression

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WATCH: Full interview with Susan Aguayo, CEO and founder of Kassy's Kause

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – It’s been documented that 20-25% of women experience perinatal depression, according to nonprofit organization Kassy’s Kause. Susan Aguayo, CEO and founder of Kassy’s Kause talked about the signs of perinatal depression.


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Aguayo founded Kassy’s Kause in 2015 and named it after her daughter who she lost to perinatal depression. Kassy Williams, just 21-years old, took her own life in 2014 after suffering from perinatal depression. The non-profit has gathered resources to help moms during their pregnancy. They offer home visits, therapy if needed, and have weekly peer-to-peer support groups.

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