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Moms' Mental Health Matters

Depression and Anxiety Around Pregnancy

This initiative is designed to educate consumers and health care providers about who is at risk for depression and anxiety during and after pregnancy, the signs of these problems, and how to get help. Outreach focuses on educating consumers using free materials, including an action plan, posters, and tips that family and friends can use to start a conversation about this issue with their loved one, as well as a videoView or order f​ree patient education materials​ (available in English and Spanish).


Resources for Individuals in Need of Assistance (emergent or otherwise)


The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline provides 24/7 free and confidential support via phone or text for people in distress. This shorter phone number will make it easier for people to remember and access mental health crisis services. There is also a web chat  available 24/7.

Prevention and crisis resources, including posters and a magnet (available in Spanish), wallet cards, and safety plan pads, are available for professionals to download or order.


Looking for more information? Check out these mental health-related resources found on WIC Works.

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