Emergency Hotlines are available all the time. It is very important that you reach out right now and find the support and information you need to be safe. Here are some reliable resources to contact in a crisis: Dial 911
National Suicide Prevention Hot line and Website 1-800-273-8255
Free and confidential network of more than 140 crisis centers nationwide; available 24/7
The following websites provide general information on mental health and postpartum depression, as well as resources for support services.
Postpartum Support International: 800-944-4PPD (4773)
The mission of Postpartum Support International is to promote awareness, prevention and treatment of mental health issues related to childbearing in every country worldwide.
Postpartum Progress is a blog that offers in-depth information, support and hope for all pregnant and new moms who have postpartum depression.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Office of Maternal and Child Health, Depression during and after pregnancy: A resource for women, their families and friends.
Mental Health America: the nation’s leading community-based non-profit dedicated to helping all Americans achieve wellness by living mentally healthier lives.
National Alliance on Mental Illness: 1 800-950-NAMI (6264)
March of Dimes: The mission of the March of Dimes is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.
Mothertobaby.org: Medications and more during pregnancy and breastfeeding from the Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS)
Infant Risk Center: dedicated to providing up-to-date evidence-based information on the use of medications during pregnancy and breastfeeding.