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MENTAL HEALTH PERINATAL RESOURCES

 

PREGNANCY & POSTPARTUM HELPLINE

Call or Text Postpartum Support Helpline

  • Call 1-800-944-4773 (4PPD)

  • English and Spanish/Espanol

  • Text a Message: 503-894-9453  (English) or 971-420-0294 (Spanish/Espanol)

  • Available 24 hours a day, you will be asked to leave a confidential message and a trained and caring volunteer will return your call or text. They will listen, answer questions, offer encouragement and connect you with local resources as needed.

Postpartum Support International is not a crisis hotline and does not handle emergencies. People in crisis should call their physicians, their local emergency number or one of the National Emergency Hotlines listed below.

IN AN EMERGENCY

  • National Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741(from anywhere in the USA, anytime, any type of crisis)

  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline and Website  (Call for yourself or someone you care about; free and confidential)

SUPPORT GROUPS

Local San Antonio, TX Support Groups

Nationwide Support Groups (Online)

  • Postpartum Support International offers weekly support groups for pregnancy, postpartum, NICU parents, military moms, pregnancy and infant loss.

  • Grupos de Apoyo en Linea (Miércoles 1:30pm Central) 

  • NICU Family Support Groups​

    • Free virtual support groups for NICU parents at any stage of their journey.

    • Visit their website for all times and days available

RESOURCES FOR DADS

Dads experience many transitions during parenthood as well. Wether you are trying to support a loved one through their experience or you are experiencing changes in mood, anxiety--there's support for you too. 

1 in 10 dads experience postpartum depression and up to 18% develop clinically significant anxiety disorders during the pregnancy or the first year postpartum.

Chats for Dads- First Monday of each Month at 7pm Central

  • Call 1-800-944-8766, code 73162#