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Postpartum Depression Facts

Perinatal Depression

Provides information on perinatal depression, including causes, symptoms, difference between "baby blues" and postpartum depression, risk factors, and treatment options, as well as resources for those needing help quickly.

 

Resources for individuals in need of assistance (emergent or otherwise) can be found via the SAMHSA Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator, the Mental Health America's Finding Therapy page, and at MentalHealth.gov (including suicide prevention and a veterans’ crisis line).

Also available is a guide to help families who have a loved one who is suicidal or has made a suicide attempt. It provides information on understanding suicide, warning signs and action steps to take, and how to prevent future attempts and keep your loved one safe.

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