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Postpartum / Maternal Depression

Fussy Baby Network

Helps families struggling with their infants’ crying, sleeping or feeding. Just call their warmline for free and an infant specialist will answer. Services are available in English and Spanish. Visit the website for contact hours.
Erikson Institute
451 North LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60654
Warmline: (888) 431-2229
erikson.edu/fussy-baby-network

MedlinePlus Postpartum Depression Information in Multiple Languages

Find out about postpartum depression. Go online to view handouts in Spanish, Somali, French and many other languages.
medlineplus.gov/languages/postpartumdepression.html

Mt. Carmel’s Welcome Home Program

Offers a free in-home wellness visit by Mount Carmel Registered Nurses for moms and new babies, living in Franklin County and the adjoining counties, who deliver at Mount Carmel East, Mount Carmel West, or Mount Carmel St. Ann’s. The nurse checks baby’s weight, umbilical cord and sleeping and eating habits. During the visit, the nurse will also answer any questions or concerns mom might have about breastfeeding, proper safe sleep, baby’s growth and development and other community resources and administer postpartum depression screenings.
(614) 546-4227
mountcarmelhealth.com/welcome-home

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Provides free, confidential advice 24 hours a day and is available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.
(800) 273-8255 Toll-free
suicidepreventionlifeline.org
Suicide Prevention Resource Center (for Professionals): sprc.org

Ohio Guidestone

Serves: Single Adults & Families, Youth & Teens
Provides counseling and treatment services for children and adults, pregnancy and parenting support, respite care, domestic violence shelter, and foster care services, as well as substance abuse and addiction recovery that include peer support and housing, and more throughout Ohio. Visit the website for additional contact and location information.
(844) 622-5564
Crisis Line: (440) 260-8595
ohioguidestone.org

POEM (Perinatal Outreach & Encouragement for Moms)

Provide free peer support groups at various locations around Columbus, education on pregnancy and postpartum depression (PPD) and related mood/anxiety disorders, and information and referrals to appropriate resources in the area. Go online to find out more about postpartum depression, survivor stories and helpful links.
2323 West Fifth Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43204
(614) 315-8989
mhafc.org/get-help/maternal-mental-health

Postpartum Support International (PSI)

A national organization that provides support for women with postpartum depression or emotional problems associated with pregnancy. Women can call their toll-free hotline for non-urgent confidential support and advice. They do not offer medical advice or treatment of any kind.
Helpline: (800) 944-4773
postpartum.net


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