The Postpartum Depression Alliance of Illinois offers non-emergency email support and telephone support to women across the state of Illinois. Scroll down for more information about our services.
If you or a family member are experiencing a crisis or emergency, please call your local emergency number or call or text the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline at 988.
If you would like to speak to someone on the phone straightaway the National Maternal Health Hotline can help 1-833-TLC-MAMA (1-833-852-6262).
If you would like to have telephone support from one of our volunteers please leave a voicemail on our warmline.
We aim to return calls within 24 hours.
If you are experiencing an emergency please call 911 or call or text the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline at 988.
If you or a family member need to speak to someone in person straightaway, the National Maternal Health Hotline can help 1-833-TLC-MAMA (1-833-852-6262).
If you prefer to contact the support volunteers by email, please use the contact form below.
This is for mom-to-mom support and non-urgent issues.
We aim to return emails within 24 hours so if you need to hear back from someone more quickly or if you are experiencing an urgent issue or an emergency see the telephone numbers above.
OUR MOM VOLUNTEERS
Our support volunteers are all moms who have experienced either a pregnancy or postpartum mood disorder themselves and they are here to offer you:
- Mom-to-Mom support and encouragement, and to let you know you are not alone in feeling this way.
- Information about the symptoms of pregnancy & postpartum mood and anxiety disorders
- Information on what helps women to feel well again
- Information on how to choose a healthcare provider who has experience in treating perinatal mood disorders if you need one.
Media Requests/ Professional Inquiries
If you are a media representative or a perinatal professional or hospital system with questions please call our director Dr. Sarah Allen at 847 791-7722 or email her using this form not the contact form at the bottom of this page.
Support Outside of Illinois
If you are outside of Illinois and need professional help with pregnancy and postpartum depression and anxiety, here are links where you can find therapists and support groups that specialize in women’s mental health across America and Canada.