Postpartum depression and the baby blues are more common than people often talk about. Please reach out and get help.  The weeks after giving birth should be filled with supportive people around you.  If you are severely depressed, know there is help, please call 911 for emergencies or your county's crisis line.


Baby Blues Connection

24 hr warmline: 1-800-557-8375

This is a free 24/7 message warmline for support via phone offering peer support.

Their website lists community based support groups and providers offering postpartum support.


The Bloom Foundation For Maternal Wellness

The Bloom Foundation for Maternal Wellness offers information and resources for parents and care providers on maternal mental health and wellness.  They have virtual support groups (for infant loss, NICU, multiples, perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, and birth trauma) that parents can sign up to participate in.


Grace Cantor, LPC

Nurture Counseling Services

The Water Tower Building

5331 SW Macadam Avenue, Suite 363, Portland, OR 97239


[email protected]


Adria Goodness, CNM, PMHNP-BC
(BBC Member, can prescribe meds, comprehensive resource list on website)

1620 SE Claybourne St., Suite A208, Portland, OR  97202



Motheroots Counseling

Helps mothers and their partners during the childbearing years.  Provides support for those experiencing infertility issues and infant loss.  Offers support during prenatal and postpartum period. Counseling services for  childhood trauma, parenting, utilizes EMDR therapy.


Gaby Donnell, LCSW

823 NE Broadway, Portland, OR 97232

503- 287-2295


Laurie Cox, LCSW

[email protected]

3939 NE Hancock, Suite 201, Portland, OR 97212



Postpartum Support International

Support Helpline: 800-944-4PPD (4773)


Multnomah County Mental Health Crisis Intervention

Portland: 503-988-4888

Toll-Free: 1-800-716-9769


Clackamas County Crisis Line



Washington County Crisis Line



National Suicide Prevention Hotline