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For emergencies please call:
National Suicide Hotline: 800-273-8255
Treatment for perinatal mental illnesses

Each person's path to wellness and treatment plan will be unique to their needs.  For perinatal mental illnesses (depression, anxiety, etc.), successful treatment plans consider the following:

  • A medical examination (things like anemia and thyroid disorder can be contributing factors)

  • A psychiatric evaluation

  • Counseling with a trained and licensed mental health professional

  • Social and family support

  • Medications when needed/desired

  • Hospitalization if needed.

  • Attention to sleep patterns or disturbances

  • Elements of self-care

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