RESOURCES:

Postpartum Support International:  (www.postpartum.net)

The mission of Postpartum Support International is to promote awareness, prevention and treatment of mental health issues related to childbearing in every country worldwide.

It is the vision of PSI that every woman and family worldwide will have access to information, social support, and informed professional care to deal with mental health issues related to childbearing. PSI promotes this vision through advocacy and collaboration, and by educating and training the professional community and the public.

Postpartum Support International - Arkansas Chapter

 https://psichapters.com/ar/

Positive Discipline Association:  (https://positivediscipline.org/about-positive-discipline)

Positive Discipline is a program designed to teach young people to become responsible, respectful and resourceful members of their communities.

Information on Substance Abuse and pregnancy/postpartum: 

https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/drug-addiction/pregnancy-and-breastfeeding/

National Maternal Mental Health Hotline 1-833-9-HELP4MOMS 

The National Maternal Mental Health Hotline provides 24/7, free, confidential support before, during, and after pregnancy. The Hotline offers callers:

  • Phone or text access to professional counselors

  • Real-time support and information

  • Response within a few minutes, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

  • Resources

  • Referrals to local and telehealth providers and support groups

  • Culturally sensitive support

  • Counselors who speak English and Spanish

  • Interpreter services in 60 languages

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States. 988 is now active across the United States. This new, shorter phone number will make it easier for people to remember and access mental health crisis services. (Please note, the previous 1-800-273-TALK (8255) number will continue to function indefinitely.) ***If you are experiencing a psychiatric or mental health emergency, please go to your nearest hospital or emergency room***