Postpartum Depression Support Groups in the U.S. & Canada

Postpartum Depression Support Groups Around the U.S. & Canada

postpartum depression supportIf you are a new mom looking for people in your area who understand what you are going through, you’ve come to the right place. Scroll down below to find postpartum depression support groups in your state or province. It doesn’t matter whether you have postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety, antenatal depression or whatever, as these groups welcome all moms with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.

Oh, and if you’re not sure whether you or someone you love has postpartum depression or anxiety and even needs a support group, check out the symptoms here:

Symptoms of Postpartum Depression & Anxiety

Symptoms of Postpartum Psychosis

Note: You are welcome to link directly to this page from your site. Please do not copy and paste it. If you have a support group you’d like to add to this list, please email resources@postpartumprogress.org.

ONLINE SUPPORT

If you can’t find a group in your area from the list below, please consider joining the Postpartum Progress Private Forum. We created it just for you. It’s free and it’s a safe place to talk with other moms who are having the same experiences you are.

Online support group for spanish-speaking mothers: Nueva Vida Posparto Grupo. You will need to send a private message asking to join the secret Facebook group.

URGENT NEEDS

Postpartum Progress does not have a crisis hotline and does not handle emergencies. If your needs are urgent, or if you fear that you may harm yourself, your baby or others you need to immediately call your healthcare provider, dial 911, go to the nearest hospital emergency room or contact a qualified crisis line, such as the National Suicide Prevention Line at 1-800-273-TALK.

ALABAMA POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

There are no support groups that we are aware of at this time. If you know of one, please contact us at resources@postpartumprogress.org so that we can add it.

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ALASKA POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Anchorage — Monday Mama’s Support group. Postpartum Support Alaska meets at the Maternity Education Center at the Children’s Hospital at Providence. Contact the Family Support Counseling Clinic at 907-212-4940 or Joclyn Reilly, Family Support Services counselor.

Fairbanks – Alaska Family Health & Birth Center Support Group. Contact 907-456-3719 to register

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ARIZONA POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Flagstaff — Postpartum Adjustment Support Group at North County Healthcare. Contact 928-707-0748 to register

Gilbert – Pregnancy and Postpartum Support Group at Dignity Health. Wednesdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m. (Support groups do not meet week of July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s) Free. Moms may bring a support person with them. Infants and toddlers are welcome. Rome Towers, 1760 E Pecos Rd., #235 Gilbert, AZ 85295

Glendale — New Moms Postpartum Support Group meets at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center. Contact 602-865-5908

Mesa — Pregnancy and Postpartum Adjustment Support Group meets Tuesdays from 10-11:30 at Banner Desert Medical Center; contact 480-412-5292

Phoenix — Mother to Mother support group at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Contact 1-877-602-4111

Tucson — Pregnancy and Postpartum Adjustment Support Group at Northwest Medical Center. Contact Alison at 520-877-4149

Tucson — Postpartum Depression Support Group at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Contact Carole at 520-873-6858

You can also call the Arizona Postpartum Warmline at 1-888-434-MOMS

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ARKANSAS POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

There are no support groups that we are aware of at this time. If you know of one, please contact resources@postpartumprogress.org. 

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CALIFORNIA POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Auburn – Insights Counseling Group. 8207 Sierra College Blvd.  Contact (530) 887-1300 or Colleen@insightscounselinggroup.org

Berkeley — North Berkeley Postpartum Stress Support Group. Contact Lee Safran at 510-496-6096

Beverly Hills — What about Mommy? A postpartum Group for Mothers, contact (310) 929-0638

Campbell – Adjusting to Motherhood Emotional Support Group at Tiny Tots. Contact Cheryl Hart at 408-475-4408 or Cheryl@supportingmamas.org

Claremont — Postpartum support group. Email drkaeni@gmail.com or call 909-451-9951.

Clearlake — Mother-Wise. Contact Jaclyn at 707-349-1210 or visit our Facebook page for more event information https://www.facebook.com/MotherWiseLakeCounty

Fresno — Babies R Us. Facilitators: Stephanie Chandler, PM & Susan Kordell, RN. Contact 559-244-4580

Fresno — First 5 Lighthouse for Children 2405 Tulare St. Fresno, 93721. Facilitator: Alejandra Addo-Boateng, MFTI, 559-244-4580

La Jolla — at Scripps Memorial Hospital, call 1-800-SCRIPPS

La Mesa — at Sharp Grossmont Hospital, contact 619-740-4906

Lafayette – Postpartum Emotional Recovery Circle at Mt. Diablo Perinatal Psychotherapy Associates. Contact Meri Levy, MFT at 925-385-8848

Lakeport — Mother-Wise. Contact Jaclyn at 707-349-1210 or visit our Facebook page for more event information https://www.facebook.com/MotherWiseLakeCounty

Long Beach — Transitioning Into Motherhood support services at Long Beach Memorial. Visit http://transitionsinmotherhood.com/events/ 

Los Gatos — El Camino Hospital Los Gatos Pregnancy & Postpartum Resiliency Circle; meets during the year in 6-week series; call for dates and times here 650-962-5745.

Madera — Fridays: 9-1030am, Family Resource Center, 525 E. Yosemite Ave. Madera, 93638. Facilitator: Roccio Arevalo, MFTI, bi-lingual English/Spanish, 559-675-4004

Monterey— Postpartum Support Groups. Contact 831-783-5933, email hello@parentingconnectionmc.org. Visit www.parentingconnectionmc.org

Mariposa —The Hub, 5078 Billion St. Mariposa. Facilitator: Jenny Morgan, 559-240-4370

Mission Viejo — Postpartum Adjustment Support Group at Mission Viejo Hospital. Contact Sue Harrison at 949-365-3818

Newport Beach — at Hoag Hospital. Contact Laura Navarro Pickens, LCSW for more information at (562) 882-7901

Oceanside — “Babies in Bloom”. Contact Holly Herring, at 760-814-1421

Orange — at St. Joseph Hospital. Contact 714-771-8000 ext. 17891

Pacific Grove — Postpartum Wellness Support Group at Parent’s Place. Contact Meg Grundy at 831-601-7021 or email meggrundy@yahoo.com

Pasadena – Motherhood Journey Therapy Groups for new and expectant mothers at the Institute for Girls’ Development. Sonia Nikore, LMFT, 84145 at Institute for Girls Development at 626-585-8075 ext. 102

Roseville — PPD Support Group. Contact Kelly McGinnis at shineonsupport@outlook.com or 916-770-9394

San Diego — at Sharp Mary Birch Hospital. Contact 858-939-4141

San Francisco — Newborn Connections Postpartum Depression Support Group at California Pacific Medical Center, contact 415-600-2229

San Francisco — 6-week “Afterglow” PPD support group, held several times throughout the year, as part of UCSF Great Expectations Pregnancy program, for more info: http://www.whrc.ucsf.edu/whrc/gex/afterglow.html

San Francisco — Postpartum Support Groups led by Robyn Alagona

San Jose — “Adjusting to Motherhood Emotional Support Group at Tiny Tots. Contact Cheryl Hart at 408-475-4408 or Cheryl@supportingmamas.org

San Luis Obispo — Alpha Parenting PPD Support Line, 1-805-541-3367

San Luis Obispo — From a Pea to a Pumpkin prenatal support group. Tuesdays 3:15 – 4:30pm. Contact: (805)884-9794 or angela@angelawurtzelmft.com

Santa Barbara — From a Pea to a Pumpkin prenatal support group. Mondays 1:00 – 2:15pm. Contact: (805)884-9794 or angela@angelawurtzelmft.com

Serra Mesa — at Sharp Mary Birch Hospital. Contact 858-939-4141

Sherman Oaks – Motherhood Journey Postpartum Support Group at BINI Birth. Contact Robin Starkey Harpster, MA MFT rharpster@instituteforgirlsdevelopment.com 626-585-8075 ext. 109

Sherman Oaks – Postpartum Passages Contact Diana Barnes (818) 887-1312

COLORADO POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Boulder — Postpartum Transitions Group at the Postpartum Wellness Center.  For more information and to register call 303-335-9473 or email rosie@pwcboulder.com.

Denver — PPD Support Group at Women’s Therapy Center Cherry Creek.  Contact Avery Neal at 866-995-7910

Denver – PPD Support at the Catalyst Center. For more information click here

Denver – Afterglow: Postpartum Therapy Group for Struggling Moms or Dads

Littleton — Hope 4 Moms. Contact Mary Anderson Schroeter at 303-883-7271 or mary.schroeter@comcast.net. www.IntergrativePathwaysCounseling.com https://www.facebook.com/h4moms/

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CONNECTICUT POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Torrington – Charlotte Hungerford Hospital New Mother’s Wellness Group, contact Amy Rodriguez at (860) 496-6359

West Hartford – Adjustment to Baby Challenges. Contact Annie Keating-Scherer at (860)212-7066  or Sharon Thomason at (860)331-1750

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DELAWARE POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Newark, Wilmington & Dover — MOMs HEAL: Perinatal Mood Disorder Support Groups. Contact 302-733-6662 or email cwew@christianacare.org. http://www.christianacare.org/momsheal

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FLORIDA POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Gainesville — Postpartum Adjustment Support Group

Jacksonville — Baptist Health PPD Support Group, to find out more and register, click here

Tampa – Coping With Motherhood PPD support group and Circle of Hope Group at St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital. Contact Kristina Davis at 813-872-3925.

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GEORGIA POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Atlanta — Atlanta Postpartum Support Group, www.meetup.com/PPDAtlanta, meets monthly, contact Amber Koter at atlantamom930@gmail.com or call 914-261-8182

Carrollton – “Mommy’s Day Out” Support Group. Contact Jwyanda Norman at 678-739-740 or email her at jwyanda@cloud.com

Dunwoody — PPD Support Group, contact cassieowenslpc@gmail.com or call 404-448-1733

Marietta — Emerge Into Light PPD support group.

You can also call the GA Project Healthy Moms Warmline for support at 1-800-933-9896 ext 234 

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HAWAII POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Oahu — PPD Support Group. Contact Diane at 808-392-7985

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IDAHO POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Boise/Nampa — at St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, contact 208-367-7380

Ketchum — at the Center for Community Health. Contact 208-727-8733

Moscow — at Gritman Medical Center, contact 208-883-6385

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ILLINOIS POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Chicago — Postpartum Depression Program at Healthcare Alternative Systems; Free services in English and Spanish. Contact 773-292-4242

Chicago — Transitions to Motherhood program at Northwestern Memorial’s Prentice Women’s Hospital; Register by calling 312-926-8400

Elk Grove – Door of Hope PPD support group at Alexian Brothers Medical Center; contact Lita Simanis at 847-981-3644 or lita.simanis@alexian.net

Elk Grove – La Maternidad y Yo: Spanish-language support group for new and expectant moms at Alexian Brothers Medical Center; contact Natasha Varela at 847 755 8447 or Natasha.varela@alexian.net

Evanston — Beyond the Baby Blues PPD Support Group. Contact 847-864-7957; www.beyondthebabyblues.org

Glenview — Pregnancy and Postpartum Support Group at Courage to Connect. Contact kelly@couragetoconnecttherapy.com or 847-730-3042

Hinsdale — PPD Support Group; call 630-856-4390.

Hoffman Estates — PPD support group. Contact Lita Simanis at 847-755-3220

Hoffman Estates — MVP Men vs. Postpartum – Support group for fathers who have loved ones experiencing PPD; Contact Lita Simanis at 847-755-3220

Northbrook – New Mom Support Group meets 2nd Wednesday of the month.

Oak Lawn — meets at Advocate Christ Conference Center. Contact 708-684-1333

Oak Park — at Parenthesis Parent Child Center, contact Mary Strizak at 708-848-2227 or email mstrizak@parenthesis-info.org

Springfield—Postpartum Depression Support Group at HSHS St. John’s Hospital—“New Moms Dealing with Feelings.” Contact the Parent Help Line( a toll-free confidential phone line) at 1-888-727-5889 or 1-217-544-5808 or email elizabeth.krah@hshs.org.

Winfield — at Central DuPage Hospital, meets Wednesdays from 11-12:30pm and Thursdays from 6:30-8pm; contact  630-933-1964

** For more Illinois support group information and resources, visit PPDIL

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INDIANA POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Ft. Wayne — Lutheran Hospital support group, contact Michelle Dearmond, RN,BS, IBCLC at 260-435 7069 or mdearmond2@lutheran-hospital.com

Indianapolis — Indiana University Health, Contact Birdie Meyer at 317-962-8191  bmeyer2@iuhealth.org,

Indianapolis — Community Health Support group; Contact Marcia Boring MSW, LCSW, at 317-621-7828  or mboring@community.com

Indianapolis — Hendricks Regional Health support group; contact Brittany Waggoner, RN, BSN, CNS at 317-718-4018 or bswaggo@hendricks.org

Lafayette — Kathryn Weil Center support group; Contact 765-449-5133

South Bend — Mother Matters support group at South Bend Memorial Hospital, contact 574-647-3243 (or pager 574-236-7811, 8am-10pm)

South Bend — Peer support group for new moms at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church; Contact Linda Meeks at 574 272-3446

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IOWA POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Cedar Rapids — Murray, Wilson & Rose. Contact 319-213-6010

Des Moines – Pine Rest Des Moines Support Group, contact 515-331-0303

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KANSAS POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Lawrence — at Lawrence Memorial Hospital (newborns welcome); Contact 785-505-3081 for more info

Overland Park —Contact the Postpartum Resource Center of Kansas at 913-677-1300

Shawnee Mission — Shawnee Mission Medical Center Postpartum Emotional Support Group

South Jackson County — Contact the Postpartum Resource Center of Kansas at 913-677-1300

Topeka – Sacred Circle of Northeast Kansas

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KENTUCKY POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT 

Lexington – The Postpartum Adjustment Center Contact 859-327-6459

For support you can also call the Postpartum Support Kentuckiana warmline at 502-541-1818

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LOUISIANA POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Zachary – Lane Medical Center PPD Support Group, call 225-658-4587

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MAINE POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Brunswick — PPD Support Group at Mid Coast Hospital, contact 207-373-6500 * Starting back up January 2016

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MARYLAND POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Annapolis — at Anne Arundel Medical Center, Contact Ali Tiedke at 443-481-6124 or email atiedke@aahs.org

Baltimore — Postpartum Support Group at Sinai Hospital, contact Sara Daly, LCSW-C at 410-601-7832 or skdaly@lifebridgehealth.org

Elkton — Moms Matter Postpartum Support Group –Contact Beth Chipriano 410-620-3773 or bchipriano@uhcc.com.

Silver Spring — PPD support group at Holy Cross Resource Center, free & no registration required, meets 1st and 3rd Sundays from 6-7:30pm; contact: MDpostpartum@gmail.com

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MASSACHUSETTS POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Acton – Emotional Wellbeing After Baby group at First Connections, 179 Great Road, Suite 104; Contact Laurie Ganberg at 978-287-0221,  lganberg@jri.org. http://www.firstconnections.org/

Brookline – Support Group $25/session, Contact Rachel Kalvert, LICSW at 617-487-1521

Greenfield – Franklin County Postpartum Support Group at the Community Action Family Center, 90 Federal Street; Contact Sandy Clark at 413-475-1566, http://www.communityaction.us/

Holyoke – MotherWoman Postpartum Support at Midwifery Care of Holyoke, 230 Maple Street, (413) 534 – 2700, http://www.motherwoman.org/

North Reading – Postpartum Adjustment Support Groups at Stork Ready, 325 Mani Street; Contact Leslie McKeough at 781-507-2025, lamckeough@gmail.com, http://www.corevalu.com/

Newton – “Balance With Baby” Postpartum Support Group at The Freedman Center at William James College, One Wells Ave; Contact Chardae Golding at 617-332-3666 x 1123, Email: freedmancenter@williamjames.edu, http://www.williamjames.edu/community/freedman-center/index.cfm

Newton – Free Support Groups: http://www.williamjames.edu/community/freedman-center/new-moms.cfm

Plymouth – Depression After Delivery at Jordan Hospital, 275 Sandwich St., Meditation Room; Contact Gerri Piatelli at 781-837-4242, http://www.bidplymouth.org

Waltham – “This Isn’t What I Expected” PPD Support Group at JF&CS, 1430 Main Street; Contact Debbie Whitehill at 781-647-5327 x1925, dwhitehill@jfcsboston.orghttp://www.jfcsboston.org/

Watertown – Strong Roots PPD Support Groups, find information here.

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MICHIGAN POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Bay City — Depression After Delivery Support Group, contact Sherry LaMere or Kelli Wilkinson at 989-895-2240

Clawson — Nature’s Playhouse Traumatic Birth Support group, No registration necessary. Children are welcome. www.naturesplayhouse.com

Flint — PPD Support Group at Hurley Medical Center, no contact info available

Grand Haven — PPD  Support Group at North Ottawa Community Hospital. contact: Pine Rest Grand Haven Clinic at 616/847-5145

Grand Rapids — Spectrum Health PPD Support Group, meets weekly, contact Nancy Roberts at 616-391-1771 or 616-391-5000

Grand Rapids (Kent County) — Moms Bloom Postpartum Support, visit www.momsbloom.org

St. Clair Shores — Tree of Hope Support Group  Call 586-372-6120 or email info@treeofhopefoundation.org.

Sterling Heights — Tree of Hope Support Group  Call 586-372-6120 or email info@treeofhopefoundation.org.

Troy — Tree of Hope PPD Support Group  Call 586-372-6120 or email info@treeofhopefoundation.org.

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MINNESOTA POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Minneapolis — PPD Support Group at Abbott NW Mental Health Outpatient Clinic, contact 612-863-4770

Edina — Mindful Monday’s for Moms Contact 952-926-BABY http://ammaparentingcenter.com/

For more resources, visit the Pregnancy & Postpartum Support Minnesota resource page.

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MISSOURI POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Maplewood- Support Group held at Amber Sky, contact Gina Rocchio-Gymer at 314-780-349 or at wellnesswithinstl@gmail.com

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MONTANA POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Bozeman — Deaconess Health Services free PPD support group; meets every Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Sapphire Room; contact 406-414-1644

Missoula — PPD Support Group, meets 4th Monday of each month at 10:30am, contact Lara Mattson Radle at 406-370-7747 or email laborandlove@bresnan.net

 

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NEBRASKA POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

For help in Nebraska, call the Nebraska Dept of Health & Human Services Helpline at 1-800-862-1889

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NEVADA POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Las Vegas — Beyond Birth Postpartum Support Group, meets Wednesdays at 1pm at Family to Family at 4412 S. Maryland Parkway, contact 631-7098

Las Vegas — PPD Support Group at Barbara Greenspun Women’s Care Center West, meets Mondays from 10-11am, contact Megan Keith at 702/351-0752 or keithfazolis@earthlink.net

Las Vegas — PPD Support Group at the OBGYN Specialists, meets 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 7-8pm, contact Vanessa Delorenzis at 702/577-8039 or delorenzis2002@hotmail.com

Las Vegas — PPD Support Group at Pinkpeas Pregnancy and Parenting Care Center, meets every other Thursday from 2-3pm, contact Vanessa Delorenzis at 702/577-8039 or delorenzis2002@hotmail.com

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NEW HAMPSHIRE POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Concord — PPD Support Group. Contact Gerry Mitchell at 603-227-7000 x 4927

Manchester — Postpartum Emotional Support Group at Elliot Hospital’s Elliot Childcare Center; contact Alison Palmer with any questions at 663-8927 or palmer1@elliot-hs.org.

Portsmouth – PPD Support Group – Mother-to-Mother Connections – every Tuesday morning from 9-10 a.m. at Families First in Portsmouth, NH. Facilitator: Susan Remillard

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NEW JERSEY POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Asbury Park – SPANISH SPEAKING GROUP – Community Affairs & Resource Center, contact Jackie Ramirez at 732-774-3282

Chatham – The Postpartum Place, PPD Circle, contact Laura Winters at 862-200-7218 or visit http://www.postpartumhh.com/support-groups.html

Denville – St. Clare’s Behavioral Health, contact 888-626-2111 and ask for moms support group

Edison – JFK Medical Center, PPD Support Group, contact Donna Weeks at 732-744-5968

Englewood – The Family Success Center, Mommy & Me Support Group, contact Alana Alleyne at 201-568-0817 ext 113

Flemington – Parenting Support Group, Hunterdon Medical Center Education, contact 908-788-6400 #4

Flemington – SPANISH SPEAKING GROUP – Joys of Motherhood, Hunterdon Behavioral Health, contact Florence Francis at 908-788-6401 ext.3107

Hoboken – Hoboken University Medical Center, 201-418-2690

Freehold – New Moms Support Group, CentraState Medical Center, contact 732-308-0570 or www.centrastate.com/healthprograms

Hamilton – Capital Health Medical Center in Hamilton Childbirth & Parent Education Dept., contact 609-303-4140 or www.capitalhealth.org/childbirth

Livingston – Barnabas Health Medical Center, Mommies Moods, contact 973-322-5360

Long Branch – PPD/A Support Group, Monmouth Medical Center, contact Lisa Tremayne at 732-923-5573 or www.barnabashealth.org/mmcPPD

Long Branch – New Moms Support Group, Monmouth Medical Center, contact Theresa Sabella at 732-923-6692

Mt. Laurel – TLC for Moms PPD Support Group, contact Virtua Health at 866-380-2229 or www.Virtua.org

Neptune – Meets in Jackson. Contact 732-776-4281 for more information.

New Brunswick – Adjust to the First Year of Motherhood, St. Peters University Hospital, contact Donna Makris at 732-745-8579

New Brunswick – New Moms, New Babies Support Group, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital , contact Betty Pro at 732-253-3871

Newark — PPD Support Group at UMDNJ, (Spanish speaking), contact Sarahjane Rath at 973-972-6216

Paramus — PPD Support Group at Valley Hospital Luckow Pavilion, contact Trudy Heerema at 201-447-8539

Princeton – Postpartum Adjustment Support Group, Princeton Fitness & Wellness Center, contact 609-987-8980

Red Bank – PPD Support Group at Riverview Hospital, contact Karen Edwards at 732-706-5173

Rocky Hill — Princeton/Mercer County Postpartum Support Group at Mary Jacobs County Library, contact Joyce Venis at 609-683-1000 (day) or Gail at 732-248-4921 or email joycevenis@yahoo.com

Sewell – Kennedy Health & Wellness Center, Time for Mom Postpartum Wellness, contact 856-582-3098

Spring Lake Heights – Accepting the Unexpected, Natural Beginnings NJ, Resources for Growing Families, contact Samantha Moody at 973-876-5815 or Rebecca McCloskey at 973-876-4283

Somers Point — TLC for Moms PPD Support Group,at Shore Memorial Hospital, contact 609-926-4229

Summit – Overlook Medical Center, Outpatient Behavioral Health, New Mothers Support, contact Patricia Monaghan 908-522-4844

Teaneck — PPD Support Group at Holy Name Hospital, contact Ann Anderson at 201-833-3124

Toms River — A Circle of Moms at Community Medical Center, contact Tracy at 732-557-8034

Trenton – Motherhood & More, Mercer Street Friends, contact Elizabeth 609-278-6907

Turnersville – Meridian Counseling Services, Postpartum Moms Support Group, contact 856 -751-0505

Voorhees — Virtua Health, TLC for Moms PPD Support Group, contact 1-866-380-2229

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NEW MEXICO POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Santa Fe — Postpartum Mother’s Support Group, meets 11am to noon, contact 505-982-9375

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NEW YORK POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Circle of Caring PPD Support Groups in Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester Counties, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island and the Capital Region and other groups forming throughout New York state, contact the Postpartum Resource Center of New York at 631-422-2255 or For more resources in NY, visit the Postpartum Resource Center of New York’s resource page here.

Brooklyn — PPD Support Group, contact www.brooklynppdsupport.org or Molly Peryer at 917-549-6012 or email molly@peryer.org

Long Island (Smithtown) — Mother’s Circle of Hope PPD Support Group, meets at St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center, contact 631-862-3330

Long Island (West Islip) — Mothers’ Circle of Hope – free, 8-week support group for moms experiencing Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders Support Group; Keep Getting Better Group is an ongoing monthly group for moms who have completed another support group. Each meets at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, for more info call 631-376-HOPE  or 631-376-4673.

Manhattan — Seleni Institute offers several support groups. Click here for more info.

Richmond County/Staten Island – PPD Support Group at Richmond University Medical Center meets on the third Saturday of every month; call 718-818-2032

Syracuse — Postpartum Depression Support Group at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse, contact Christine Kowaleski, RN at 315-470-7940 or visit http://crouse.org/familysupport/.

Williamsville — PPD Support Group at Millard Filmore Suburban Hospital, meets 2nd Thursdays of each month from 7 to 8pm, contact Nancy Owen at 716-568-3628 or email nowen@kaleidahealth.org

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NORTH CAROLINA POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Chapel Hill — PPD Support Group hosted by UNC Center for Women’s Mood Disorders, Contact 919-966-3115

Cornelius — PPD Support Group, contact Carol Peindl at 704-947-8115

Durham — Duke Postpartum Support program. Contact 919-681-6840

Greenville — Hopeful Beginnings PPD Support Group at Vidant Medical Center. Contact Kelly Weaver at 252-847-7848 or kelly.weaver@vidanthealth.com

Raleigh — Rex Hospital hosts support group, contact 919-454-6946

Raleigh — weekly PPD support group in Raleigh; contact info@pesnc.org or visit www.pesnc.org

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OHIO POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Akron/Cleveland: Contact POEM (Perinatal Outreach & Encouragement) Call Leslie & Danielle at 216.282.4569

Columbus: Contact POEM (Perinatal Outreach & Encouragement) Call 614.315.8989 or email Tonya tfulwider@mhafc.org or Amy aburt@mhafc.org

Cincinnati: Contact POEM (Perinatal Outreach & Encouragement) Call Megan at 513.652.3747 or email emlizkadiz@aim.com

Cincinnati – A Lighter Shade of Blue Support Groups, check Facebook page for dates and times or email alightershadeofblue2@yahoo.com.

Cleveland — PPD Support Group, for more info call 216-373-0302.

Chillcothe: Contact POEM (Perinatal Outreach & Encouragement) Call 740.601.9992 or email Jen at jen@poemonline.org or Tandy tandy@poemonline.org

Dayton: Contact POEM (Perinatal Outreach & Encouragement) Call 937.401.6844

Lakewood — Circle of Life Birth and Family Services support group; contact circleoflifebirthservices@gmail.com or call 216-299-8522.

Newark — Moms Offering Mothers Support, PPD & anxiety support group, contact momsforlife43055@gmail.com.

Youngstown: Contact POEM (Perinatal Outreach & Encouragement) Call Leslie, 330.550.2838

 

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OKLAHOMA POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Enid — momsTOmoms Support Group. Contact 580-242-4673 for more information.

Midwest City- Moms Support Group Contact Shireen Smith LPC at 405-737-1132 ext 4.

Tulsa — PPD Support Group. For more information visit: http://www.postpartumsupporttulsa.org/#!support-group/c1rd6

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OREGON POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Eugene & Springfield — WellMama Oregon Support Group info

Portland, Beaverton & Vancouver — Baby Blues Connection PPD Support Groups info

You can also call the WellMama Oregon Warmline at 1-800-896-0410

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PENNSYLVANIA POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Allentown – Lehigh Valley Health Network Postpartum Support Group: Understanding Emotions after Delivery; call – (610) 402-CARE (2273) for more information on dates/times/location or to register (preferred)

Carlisle – The HOPE Group (Hold On Postpartum Ends); located at – The Women’s Center at Carlisle Regional Medical Center; call – (717) 960-3409 for more information on dates/times

Ephrata – Mother to Mother PPD peer support group; located at – Ephrata Public Library Conference Room; contact – MTMLancaster@gmail.com for more information on dates/times

Lancaster – Moms Supporting Moms Group; located at – Community Services building 630 Janet Ave., Lancaster; call – (717) 397-7461 for more information on dates/times

Lemoyne – Mom’s Place PPD Support Group; located at – 20 Erford Road, Suite 11, Lemoyne; call – (717) 763-2200 for more information on dates/times

Philadelphia area — Postpartum Stress Center PPD Support Group info

Philadelphia – Center for Growth

Phoenixville – Postpartum Adjustment Support Group; location – Phoennixville Hospital Medical Office Building II Third Floor, Conference Center; call – (610) 9831415 for more information on dates/times

Pittsburgh – Out of the Blue Support Group; located at – Shining Light Prenatal Education 3701 Butler St.,Pittsburgh; call – Amy Lewis amy@socialemotionalchange.com(412) 532-6622  before first attendance to confirm dates/times

Pittsburgh – Baby Steps Support Group; located at – St. Clair Hospital Fourth Floor Medical Library; call – (412) 942-5877

West Chester – Postpartum Support Adjustment Group; located at – 790 E Market Street Ste 195, West Chester; call – (610) 931-5547 for more information on dates/times

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RHODE ISLAND POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Providence —  Postpartum Adjustment Group at Women & Infants’ Health Education Department, call the warmline at 1-800-711-7011

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SOUTH CAROLINA POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Charleston Area PPD Support Groups: East Cooper Area – East Cooper Medical Center; North Area – Trident Medical Community Center; Downtown – Center for Women; mail: contact@ppdsupport.org or visit http://www.ppdsupport.org/support-group/

Upstate SC — PPD Group of the Upstate. Contact Susan at 864-419-3289

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TENNESSEE POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Nashville – Hope Clinic for Women – Every Wednesday for 6 weeks, starting April 6th, 2016. Contact: Katie Jordan at kjordan@hopeclinicforwomen.org. 615-515-6920

There are no more support groups that we are aware of at this time. If you know of one, please contact us at resources@postpartumprogress.org so that we can add it.

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TEXAS POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Austin – PPD Support Group at Any Baby Can in Austin. Contact 512-454-3743 or email drkellyboyd@yahoo.com. Spanish capabilities.

Austin – The Circle: Austin Born. 5555 N. Lamar Blvd. c127 Austin. Contact 512-222-5655 or info@austin-born.com or www.counselingfornewmoms.com

Austin – “Mamas for Mamas” Mondays. Contact 512-920-3737 or email info@melissabentley.net

Dallas – Pre/Postpartum Support Group. Contact Karen Erschen at karen@wingsforwellness.org or visit www.wingsforwellness.org

Houston — Center for Postpartum Family Health PPD Support Group.  Contact 713-561-3884.

Houston — Mother to Mother support group, sponsored by Texas Children’s Hospital. Parking is free. Contact 832-826-5281.

Houston — The Women’s Hospital of Texas PPD Support Group. Contact Barbara Crotty at 713-791-7404 or email barbara.crotty@hcahealthcare.com

San Antonio — Methodist Women’s Center PPD Support Group. Contact 210-575-0355

San Antonio – Starlight Moms Contact 210-290-3233 or starlightmoms@gmail.com

Tyler — Wings4Moms PPD Support Group. Contact Lindsey Sears at 903-805-2937

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UTAH POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Salt Lake — Moms and Moods Postpartum Support Group

Sandy — Alta View Hospital PPD Support

Springville – Community Health Clinic Postpartum Support Group *Not Free.

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VIRGINIA POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Postpartum Support Virginia Support Groups — for times and locations visit: http://www.postpartumva.org/support-groups/

Manassas — Prince William Medical Center — Hylton Birthing Center. Contact Nancy Sonnenberg, 703-369-8649

Portsmouth — Military member and dependentsPortsmouth Naval Medical Center –  Contact Kimberly Barnard-Bracey, 757-953-5861 

Washington DC — Pregnant and New Moms Group. Contact Lynne McIntyre, 202-545-2061, info@postpartumsupportdc.org

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WASHINGTON DC POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

DC — PPD Support Group, meets Wednesday evenings at Wisconsin Avenue Baptist church, contact Lynne McIntyre at 202-744-3639 or email lynne@lynnemcintyre.com.

DC — PPD Support Group at Sibley Hospital, meets Wednesdays from noon to 1 on 3rd floor, contact Erin Brindle at 202-537-4773

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WASHINGTON POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Bremerton — Kitsap Hope Circle at Chiropractic Lifestyle Center. Contact Crystal at 360-990-8901 or visit www.kitsaphopecircle.org. FREE

Federal Way — Balance After Birth. For more info please call Kate (206) 427-4692 or email: kate@yourguidinghands.com. $5-10, pay as you can.

Gig Harbor — Gig Harbor/Port Orchard Hope Circle. Contact Erinn and Marie at kitsaphopecircle@gmail.com or visit www.kitsaphopecircle.org

Kirkland — “This Isn’t What I Expected” Support Group. Facilitated by Erin Boone and Tish Rogers. Call EvergreenHealth Posptartum Care Center, 425-899-3602 or EvergreenHealth Healthline, 425-899-100 or email parentbaby@evergreenhealth.org. FREE

Lynwood (Temporarily Not Meeting)– Adjusting to Parenthood at the Play Happy Café. Contact Terri Buysee at 425-773-7251 or motheringvoice@yahoo.com. $10 drop-in fee, pay as you can.

Moses Lake — Support Group at Crossroads Resource Center. Contact Christy Youngers at 509-765-4425

Olympia — FREE Thurston County support group at United Churches of Olympia. Facilitators: Stacy Dell, MA LMHC (360)-799-5773, Lisa Iverson, MA LMHCA (360)-790-2273 http://www.lisaiverson.net; Robyn Sowers, MA LMFTA (360)-556-6374 http://robynsowerscounseling.com.

Port Angeles – Circle of Hope. Contact Becca at 360-775-5213

Poulsbo — Poulsbo Hope Circle. Contact Crystal at 360-990-8901, email kitsaphopecircle@gmail.com or visit www. kitsaphopecircle.org

Redmond – Conversations About Motherhood for moms with children ages 2 and up. Contact conversationsaboutmotherhood@outlook.com. Suggested $10 contribution.

Seattle- Early Days. Contact  Meg at earlydaysWS@gmail.com or visit www.earlydays.org . $10 drop-in fee, pay as you can.

Seattle — Adjusting to Parenthood. Facilitated by Mia Edidin, LICSW. For more info call Mia at 206.659.7773 or Mia_Edidin@perinatalsupport.org . $10 drop-in fee, pay as you can.

Tacoma – Balance After Birth at Franciscan Medical Building St. Joseph Medical Center. Contact Franciscan Family Ed at 253-382-8573 or familyeducation@FHShealth.org or www.chifranciscan.org/familyeducation.

Tacoma – Balance After Birth Women of Color Thursdays at St. Clare WIC Clinic Bridgeport Center, 11216 Bridgeport Way SW, Tacoma, WA. Contact Linda at 253-588-9597.

Yakima — Circle of Moms at Children’s Village, 3801 Kern Rd, Yakima, WA. Contact Jennifer at 509-575-3312 or jennifersu@YVFWC.org.

Yakima – Circulo de Madres jueves 9-10:30am, en La Casa Hogar, 106 S 6th Street, Yakima, WA. Guarderia 509-457-5058.

Perinatal Support of Washington also has a warmline at 888.404.PPMD (7763). Find out more information at www.perinatalsuport.org.

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WEST VIRGINIA POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

There are no support groups that we are aware of at this time. If you know of one, please contact us at resources@postpartumprogress.org so that we can add it.

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WISCONSIN POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION SUPPORT

Mequon — Adjusting to Motherhood PPD support group. Contact 262-243-7408.

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CANADA

Alberta

Calgary (Alberta) — Families Matter hosts PPD support groups, contact 403-205-5178 for times and locations

Edmonton — PPD Support Group at Willowby Community League Hall; meets Wednesdays 1-3pm; for more information please contact Jane at supportgroups@ppda.ca; Registration is required

Edmonton — PPD Support Group at Pregnancy Care Centre; meets Mondays 6-8pm; for more information please contact Jane at supportgroups@ppda.ca; Registration is required

Stony Plain (Alberta) — PPD Support Group meets Thursdays 9:30am-11:30am free childcare provided. Contact Public Health Nursing (780)968-3700 to register.

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British Columbia

Castlegar (British Columbia) — The Mom’s Support Group of Castlegar Community Services, contact Sandi McCreight at 250-365-7678

Sunshine Coast — Mama2Mama offers an online forum and support groups, visit www.mamalove.org for details on times and locations of groups

Vancouver (British Columbia) — The Pacific Post Partum Support Society offers telephone support, weekly support groups and more, visit www.postpartum.org or call 604-255-7999 for the lower mainland Vancouver area or 1-855-255-7999 for other British Columbia

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Ontario

Brantford (Ontario) — The Parachute Program – Transitioning to Parenthood, held Wednesdays 1:30pm to 3:00pm at St. Andrew’s Community Centre, contact Jane Flinders at 519-755-9482 or visit www.kidscanfly.ca

Burlington (Ontario) — Perinatal Mood Disorder Peer Support Group

Cambridge (Ontario) — Cambridge Memorial Hospital, contact Nancy Makela at 519-621-2330 ext 4361

Cambridge (Ontario) – No Woman Left Behind group meets 2nd Tuesday of each month from 10.30am-noon and the last Thurs of each month from 7.30-9 at Cambridge Midwives George St.; contact taniar@golden.net for more information or www.yellowood.ca

Georgetown (Ontario) — Perinatal Mood Disorder Peer Support Group

Kitchener (Ontario) — Support Group with Irene Tiegs at Grand River Hospital, 519-749-4300 ext 2267

Milton (Ontario) — Perinatal Mood Disorder Peer Support Group

Mississauga/Brampton/Caledon (Ontario) — Postpartum Support Line, contact 905-459-8439 ext 4

Oakville (Ontario) — Perinatal Mood Disorder Peer Support Group

Ottawa (Ontario) — PPD Support offered by Family Services A La Famille, contact 613-725-3601 ext 117 or email intake@familyservicesottawa.org

Sarnia-Lambton (Ontario) — Postpartum Adjustment Program, click here for more info

Toronto — PPD Support Group at St. Joseph’s Health Centre, contact whcgroup@stjoe.on.ca or 416-530-6850

Toronto — East Toronto Postpartum Adjustment Program, contact 416-469-7608

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Saskatchewan

Moose Jaw (Saskatchewan) —Postpartum Support Group at YMCA Cubiak Hall; meets Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8pm (childcare provided); contact postpartum.moosejaw@gmail.com

Regina (Saskatchewan) — Postpartum Support Group at the YMCA of Regina, contact Sally Elliott at 306-757-9622 x 242

Saskatoon (Saskatchewan) — PPD Support Group, contact 306-221-6806

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Note: If you are having an emergency, please dial 911

I compile this list by receiving direct contact from those who run groups or know of groups as well as from press reports. Please contact me if you are aware of a group that is not on the list. Also, if you are a mom who calls a group on this list and are told it no longer exists, please email me so that I can remove it. You can email me at postpartumprogress@gmail.com. Also, if you are an organization you are welcome to link directly to this page as a resource. Please do not copy this list to your site.

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