Psychosocial Support Services in the CFDT and SDU Resources

Coping

If you or your loved one continue to have difficulty with a perinatal or postpartum mood and anxiety disorder, it may be helpful to contact a mental health professional for additional support.

Screen grab from Guided Relaxation for Kids video

These guided videos and audio recordings can help create a more peaceful and restful state of mind for parents, caregivers, and adolescent/young adult patients.


Hospital Amenities

The Connelly Resource Center is located on the 8th floor of the Main Hospital. Inside, families will find a family and children's library, a learning center and a hospitality area for free services such as laundry, business needs, naps, learning or relaxing.

The Little Rock Foundation Resource Room, located on the 11th floor of Buerger, offers a broad range of services to support parents and families of children with impaired vision, hearing and other disabilities.

The Jill & Mark Fishman Center for Families, located on the first floor of the Main Building, provides families with a welcoming space as well as assistance with housing, transportation and local resources.


Perinatal and Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provides a free booklet on depression during and after pregnancy for women, their families and friends.

The National Postpartum Depression Hotline is available to help individuals dealing with postpartum depression. Call 1-800-PPD-MOMS.

NWHIC, a service of the Office of Women’s Health in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), focuses on emerging women's health priorities to meet the needs of women and girls. Their website provides health and wellness information, reproductive health resources, and information about diseases and conditions including postpartum depression.

Provides support to families experiencing postpartum depression. Find information about perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, and get connected with the best local resources available.


Suicide Prevention

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline wants to help you find a reason to keep living. Call 1-800-273-8255.

Suicide.org offers help, hope, comfort, resources and understanding through a suicide prevention hotline. Call 1-800-SUICIDE or (1-800-784-2433).


Support and Education Groups

Mama Care combines prenatal care, childbirth education and a support group into one program for healthy mothers giving birth in the Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Join us for the SDU Alumni club where you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions about your postpartum recovery, get help managing stress, get a prescription refill and much more.

The CFDT parent support group offers a supportive setting to connect with peers and learn mindfulness techniques to promote anxiety and stress reduction.