Psychosocial Support Services in the CFDT and SDU Resources
Getting Help for a PMAD
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.
Guided Relaxation Exercises
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.
Connelly Center for Families
The Connelly Resource Center for families 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.
Little Rock Foundation Resource Room
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
The Jill & Mark Fishman Center for Families, located on the first floor of the Main Hospital, provides families with a welcoming space as well as assistance with housing, transportation and local resources.
Perinatal and Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders
Depression During and after Pregnancy
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.
National Women’s Health Information Center
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.
Postpartum Depression in Dads and Partners Podcast
In this episode of the Primary Care Perspectives podcast series, David Levine, MD, pediatrician and board member, Postpartum Support International, discusses perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs) in dads, partners, and adoptive parents.
Postpartum Support International
Provides support to families experiencing postpartum depression. Find information about perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, and get connected with the best local resources available.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline wants to help you find a reason to keep living. Call 988.
Suicide Prevention Hotline
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 Prenatal Care and Support Group
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.
Online Support Groups for New and Expecting Parents
Online support groups are a safe avenue to find therapeutic support for the symptoms of anxiety, depression and social isolation from the comfort of home.
SDU Alumni Group
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.