If you’re looking for help and don’t know where to start, you’ve come to the right place. While I’m not a medical professional and cannot diagnose or treat, I have worked in the mental health advocacy space for many years and have a number of resources and recommendations to share.
If you feel you need immediate direction or help, you can call the Postpartum Support International Helpline at 1.800.944.4773. If you feel you are in danger of hurting yourself or someone else please go to the nearest Emergency Room, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1.800.273.8255 or call 911. If you are currently seeing a doctor, your provider can call either of the following numbers below to get accurate information and guidance about safe medications that can be taken while pregnant or breastfeeding: Postpartum Support International at 1.800.944.4773 x4 and Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Program (MCPAP) for Moms at 855.666.6272.
FIND LOCAL HELP
If I’m Being Honest | My Wife Died By Suicide at Six Weeks Postpartum (with Steven D’Achille)
Mom & Mind
I See you, Mama: MMH Podcast
Terrible, Thanks For Asking
Therapy for Black Girls