Helpful Websites

Postpartum Support International (PSI)

PSI is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote awareness, prevention, and treatment of mental health issues related to childbearing in every country worldwide.

Perinatal Mental Health Alliance for People of Color

A program within PSI geared towards building capacity in the perinatal mental health field to better support families and providers of color around perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.

National Perinatal Association:

A non- profit organization bringing people together who are interested in perinatal care to share, to listen, and to learn from each other.

 

Postpartum Support Virginia's Postpartum Plan Worksheet

A helpful planning worksheet to assist parents in identifying resources for the postpartum period.

Mother to Baby

A non-profit organization providing evidence-based information to mothers, health care professionals, and the general public about medications and other exposures during pregnancy and while breastfeeding.

Mental Health America

A leading nonprofit on mental health - this links to their pregnancy and postpartum disorders information page.

Mayo Clinic: Supporting a Friend or Family Member with Depression

An article from the Mayo Clinic written to help a family member or friend dealing with depression get treatment and find resources.

UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center (UCLA MARC)

A selection of complimentary guided meditations that you can practice on your own.

University of Michigan- Women and Infants Mental Health Resources

A department of the University of Michigan focusing on the wellbeing and special mental health needs of women.  This link leads directly to their "Information and Resources" page.

The Center for Men’s Excellence – Basic Training for New Dads Videos

A series of videos set up by a licensed psychologist in order to give Dads the knowledge, tools, and confidence they need to stay engaged with their babies and partners in their newly-expanded family.

 

Recommended Books

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If you or someone you know needs immediate help, contact:

 National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1.800.273.8255. Free and confidential 24/7

For all other medical emergencies call 911

Find Yourself Again. Counseling for Perinatal Mental Health. 

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