Coaches, Counselors, Social Workers & Groups
Dawn Friedman - Specializing in Family Counseling, Adoption, Pregnancy, Birth, Loss, Postpartum
American Psychological Association
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.
National Institute of Mental Health, NIH, HHS
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
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
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
Postpartum Education for Parents