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Coaches, Counselors, Social Workers & Groups
Amanda Hullinger
Dawn Friedman  - Specializing in Family Counseling, Adoption, Pregnancy, Birth, Loss, Postpartum

Stephanie Rae - Serenity Concepts

Anne Tepperman - Specializing in Pregnancy, Birth, Loss

 

Groups

POEM Services

Postpartum Support International

Warrior Mom Get Help

Postpartum Progress

Perinatal Mental Health Alliance for Women of Color

State of Ohio Depression During Pregnancy and After

 

American Psychological Association
    Phone: 800-374-2721

Depression Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)-Ohio

 

DBSA chapters offer more than 1,000 peer-run support groups. The selection of services differs by chapter, depending upon the needs of each chapter's participants. Most support groups are run by volunteers and provide self-help through facilitated meetings.
    Phone: (866) 854-9154

 

Medline Postpartum Depression Information in Multiple Languages 
Find out about postpartum depression in many languages. Go online to view handouts in Spanish, Somali, French and many other languages.    

 

Mental Health America
A national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people live mentally healthier lives.
    1-800-969-NMHA

 

National Institute of Mental Health, NIH, HHS 
    Phone: 301-496-9576

 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 
Provides free, confidential advice 24 hours a day. Call toll-free for help. Call 9-1-1 if you are in immediate danger of hurting yourself or someone else. 
    English: (800) 273-8255 or Spanish: (888) 628-9454 

 

OhioGuidestone 
Offers counseling services for early childhood mental health, maternal depression, psychiatric health, mentoring and foster care. They have a range of flexible and customized programs designed to address every aspect of self, family and community needs. Contact directly for information. 
    195 North Grant Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215 
    (888) 522-9174 or (614) 573-8690 

 

Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
    Phone: 1-877-275-6364 for information and referrals

 

Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation 
The Foundation promotes suicide prevention as a public health issue by supporting local organizations that raise awareness and eliminate stigma, thereby increasing help-seeking behavior for all Ohioans. 
2323 West Fifth Ave., Suite 160, Columbus, Ohio 43214
(614) 429-1528 
If you are in crisis, call 1-800-273-8255 

 

Perinatal Outreach & Encouragement for Moms (POEM)
Offers free mom-to-mom support over the phone, by email or in groups. Go online to find out more about postpartum depression, survivor stories and helpful links. Their central Ohio blogspot gives up-to-date information about local group meetings, support and information. POEM is the Ohio section of Postpartum Support International (PSI). 
    2323 West Fifth Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43204 
    (614) 315-8989 

 

Postpartum Education for Parents 
    Phone: 805-564-3888