Below are some of the best postpartum depression resources:
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Postpartum Depression Resources
NAMI Helpline for support and referrals 1-800-950-6264
UK: Mind Infoline 0300 123 3393
Australia: SANE Help Centre 1800 18 7263
India: Vandrevala Foundation Helpline 1860 2662 345 or 1800 2333 330
Canada: Mood Disorders Society of Canada 519-824-5565
SUICIDE PREVENTION HELP
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (is a 24-hour, toll-free) 1-800-273-8255
UK: Samaritans UK 116 123
Australia: Lifeline Australia 13 11 14
The crisis text line is available 24/7 in the United States and Canada (text 741741), the UK (text 85258), and Ireland (text 086 1800 280).
Other countries: Visit International Suicide Hotlines to find a helpline near you or SuicideStop.com
TREATMENT & THERAPY SERVICES
Postpartum Support International offers a directory, PSIDirectory.com , to help you find a specialist worldwide.
Psychology Today: A directory that helps you sort treatment providers by specialty, insurance, and location.
Counselling Directory – A UK directory connecting you to local counsellors and psychotherapists.
7 Cups Of Tea – an online service with thousands of volunteer listeners stepping up to lend a friendly ear.
Online-Therapy.com an online-therapy service that offers weekly live therapy sessions (chat, phone, and/or video sessions) with your personal licensed and certified therapist along with other resources based on cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) – one of the most commonly used psychotherapeutic approaches for treating mental health problems.
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- Postpartum Support International
- Visit our Urgent Care with Behavioral Health, including On-Demand Telemedicine
- What New Parents Need to Know About COVID-19
Adventures With Postpartum Depression | Courtney Novak
The Embodied & Well Mom Show | Lindsay Stenovec
RESOURCES SPECIFICALLY FOR MOTHERS WHO ARE BLACK, INDIGENOUS, AND PEOPLE OF COLOR
Shades of Blue Project
Black Mamas Matter Alliance
Every Mother Counts
The Black Doula
National Birth Equity Collaboration
Black Emotional Mental Health Collective (BEAM)
Broken Brown Egg
The Lactation Therapist
Shivonne Odom, LCPC, LPC, NCC, CSC
PERINATAL LOSS RESOURCES
Star Legacy Foundation
Star Legacy Foundation provides live, interactive, online support groups for families who have experienced a perinatal loss and for individuals experiencing a pregnancy after a loss.
Return to Zero: H.O.P.E.
RTZ HOPE is dedicated to “transforming the culture of silence and isolation around pregnancy and infant loss.”
Accounts that focus on PPD and maternal mental health:
@postpartumstress (and the hashtag #SpeakTheSecret)
@momandmind (and her podcast Mom & Mind )
Accounts that support new moms and parents:
@mother.ly (and their website Mother.ly )