Depression and anxiety are the most common complications in pregnancy and postpartum.
If you are pregnant or just had your baby, it is normal to feel overwhelmed, sad, anxious or nervous, angry or just not like yourself. These feeling are a very common response to the changes that come with the pregnancy and a new baby.
YOU ARE NOT ALONE...there is help available.
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For non-urgent issues, leave a message and you will be called back in 24 hours.
Call or text the Maternal Mental Health Warmline:
Postpartum Support International Helpline:
Text or call in English and Spanish:
1-800-944-4773 or text 503-894-9453, www.postpartum.net
Contact the Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
Resources for Counseling
Monterey County Behavioral Health:
Beacon Health Options (for Medi-Cal Beneficiaries):
Online Support Groups and Classes
Information on Maternal Mental Health
For more information on maternal mental health and other resources, visit the Monterey County Behavioral Health website.