- This page, Postpartum Depression, is offered by
- Bureau of Family Health and Nutrition
- Department of Public Health
1 in 7 pregnant and new mothers may experience depression or anxiety. 1 in 10 new fathers may experience depression or anxiety.
What you need to know
About Postpartum Depression (PPD) For mothers For fathers, friends, & family For healthcare providers Screening tools, trainings, & continuing education Annual summaries on PPD screening activities More information and resources Find support Learn what Massachusetts is doing to help moms with Postpartum Depression Postpartum Depression articles & literature Postpartum Depression Special Legislative Commission
Need help now? Contact your healthcare provider or the number below: Call Postpartum Depression Resources, Need help now? Contact your healthcare provider or the number below: at (866) 472-1897
Massachusetts PSI Warm Line
Experiencing a crisis, yourself or a family member? Call Postpartum Depression Resources, Experiencing a crisis, yourself or a family member? at (877) 382-1609
Emergency Services Program/Mobile Crisis Intervention
Servicios de Emergencia Programa/Móvil de Intervención de Crisis - Emergency Services is available in 105 languages
Beth Buxton, LCSW, Program Director, Maternal Health Initiatives Email Maternal Health Initiatives at Beth.Buxton@mass.gov
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