Pennsylvania

Resources for Postpartum Depression and Mental Illness

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In court Tuesday, a New Jersey mom charged with killing her toddler said she is suffering from postpartum depression, which has the disorder back in the news.

If you need help with mental illness after having a baby -- or at any time -- here are some resources for you.

Nationwide:

Call 911 or the suicide prevention hotline at 800-273-TALK (8255)

South Jersey:

New Jersey Postpartum Depression Hotline (24 hours a day / 7 days a week): 800-328-3838 

New Jersey Mental Health Cares: A call can connect you to the resources you need for help.

Oaks Integrated Care's Early Intervention Support Services: This "living room model" of care for adults in Camden and Cumberland counties focuses on keeping people out of emergency room and instead getting them to care and coping assistance they need. No appointment needed.

South Jersey Perinatal Cooperative: Addresses tough issues such as drug and alcohol use during pregnancy as well as provide various programs for pregnant and post-partum children.

Pennsylvania:

Mental Health Association in Pennsylvania: Member organization of mental health groups that maintains a list of places to get help.

National Alliance on Mental Illness Keystone Pennsylvania: Keeps lists of resources by county and be speciality, including teen, veteran and LGBTQ resources.

Delaware:

Resources to Recover: Links to resources throughout the First State.

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