Depression and anxiety are complications commonly experienced during pregnancy and parenting by both mothers and fathers. Without treatment, these distressing feelings may affect how parents respond to and bond with their child as well as impact the child’s development.
Fortunately, help is available—from family, peers and providers— to prevent, identify and treat perinatal mood disorders and to build the healthy family relationship that help communities thrive. Please click on the handout to the left to explore the pathways to support. Please click here for a list of local and regional provider resources, including therapists and psychiatrists.
North Sound Mental Health Administration 24-hour crisis line: 1-800-584-3578
Perinatal Support Washington
http://perinatalsupport.org/ and their (1-888-404-7763)
Perinatal Mental Health Resources for Women of Color
Perinatal Mental Health Alliance for Women of Color https://www.facebook.com/pmhawoc/
Perinatal Support Washington http://perinatalsupport.org/resources-for-parents-of-color/