Postpartum depression support & resources

Find mental health and parenting support in Massachusetts.

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Mental health

  • Postpartum Support International (PSI) of Massachusetts
    Phone Number (warm line): (866) 472-1897, toll free
    A toll-free and confidential warm line that provides support, listings of local counselors, support groups, and information in Massachusetts. Leave a message and a trained volunteer or staff person will return your call within 24 hours.
  • The Day Hospital
    Short term, intensive mental health treatment in a day treatment facility for both mom and infant located in Providence, Rhode Island.
  • National Postpartum Support International (PSI)
    Phone number (helpline): (800) 944-4773 (Available in English and Spanish)
    Leave a toll-free and confidential message any time, and one of the helpline volunteers will return your call as soon as possible providing basic information, resources, and support.
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA)
    Phone Number: (800) 662-4357
    Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD): (800) 487-4889
    Free and confidential information in English and Spanish for individuals and family members facing substance abuse and mental health issues. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project (MCPAP) for Moms
    A free referral resource for front-line providers serving pregnant and postpartum women. A mother can ask her health care provider to call MCPAP for a referral.
  • Massachusetts Behavioral Health Help Line
    Call or text 833-773-2445
    The Behavioral Health Help Line (BHHL) connects individuals and families to the full range of treatment services for mental health and substance use offered in Massachusetts, including outpatient, urgent, and immediate crisis care.
  • National Maternal Mental Health Hotline
    Call 1-833-TLC-MAMA (1-833-852-6262)
    The National Maternal Mental Health Hotline provides 24/7, free, confidential support before, during, and after pregnancy. Available in English and Spanish.

Parent support

Provides home and community-based services that can help parents build responsive relationships with their child, reduce sources of stress in the family, and strengthen core life skills

Support groups

  • MCPAP for Moms
    A list of local support groups in Massachusetts by geographic area and topic/focus.

Postpartum depression information

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