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Postpartum Mood Disorder - Help and Support

Healthy Babies Healthy Children
705-721-7520   1-877-721-7520
www.simcoemuskokahealth.org

Home visiting for pregnant women and families with children up to 6 years of age.  Provides information about Perinatal Mood Disorder, strategies around coping, tips for nurturing yourself, ways for improving communication with loved ones, referrals to local counseling and information about community resources including groups for Perinatal Mood Disorders.  If you are interested in knowing more about the program or to register please call Health Connection at 705-721-7520 or 1-877-721-7520 or email.

Health Connection
705-721-7520   1-877-721-7520 or email.
www.simcoemuskokahealth.org

Information and resources on perinatal mood disorders, postpartum health, breastfeeding, parenting, local community programs and support services and much more. Public health professionals available Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

CMHA Gambling, Substance Use & Mental Health Services Simcoe County
1-888-893-8333 

www.cmhastarttalking.ca

Telephone crisis line for youth and adults experiencing a personal crisis. Services available 24 hours, 7 days a week. Call to speak with a professionally trained mental health and addictions counselor.

CMHA Addictions and Mental Health Services Muskoka Parry Sound.

1-800-245-5036

www.mps.cmha.ca

Telephone crisis line for youth and adults experiencing a personal crisis. Services available 24 hours, 7 days a week. Call to speak with a professionally trained mental health and addictions counselor.

Motherisk Helpline
1-877-439-2744 
www.motherisk.org   

Expert information on medications, herbal products, vitamins, infections, chemical exposures, occupational exposures, environmental exposures and medical conditions during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

TeleHealth Ontario 
1-866-797-0000
www.ontario.ca

Free, confidential telephone service to get health advice or general health information from a registered nurse. 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Muskoka Postpartum Peer Support Group
705-644-4146
www.muskokapostpartumsupport.com

Peer support on postpartum adjustment, postpartum depression and postpartum mood disorders. This group does not provide any medical services.

After Baby Support Group (Barrie) 

705-722-1581 or 705-726-4225 ext. 2611/2612

For information or to register

After Baby Support Group (Barrie) (PDF 130KB)

Meet other new moms experiencing mood changes after birth of baby, Discuss relationships, difficult emotions and how to take care of yourself. Build coping strategies.
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