Maternal Depression Support Groups and Educational Resources
Peer Support Groups & More! Postpartum
Support International (PSI) Weekly Support Groups: PSI facilitates a wide variety of postpartum support groups every week for diverse populations, and all family members.
PSI also staffs a non-emergency helpline for education and support: The number is 1-800-944-4773. PSI also offers a free peer mentor program where Mons or Dads can work 1-1 with a peer mentor once per week for up to 6 months.
Link to webpage for specific support groups, dates and times:
West Coast On-line Peer Support Forum:
Postpartum Progress Hosts Regional, On-line Forums for Maternal Depression and/or Anxiety:
These regional forums are moderated by volunteer Warrior Mom® Ambassadors who have completed Mental Health First Aid training.
Link to webpage to select a particular region, including West Coast (includes Oregon):
Oregon On-line Peer Support Groups:
Free peer support groups and discussion forums, moderated by, “Well Mama,” for mothers and families on a wide variety of topics related to pregnancy and postpartum mental health.
Link to register: https://www.wellmamaoregon.com/support/
On-line Maternal Depression Education Resources:
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH): NIMH provides a comprehensive, downloadable educational manual about Postpartum (Perinatal) Depression.
Link to the webpage to download this educational material:
Oregon Health Authority (OHA):
OHA provides a wide variety of educational materials on pregnancy and postpartum depression for both mothers and family members.
Link to this information: