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MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

Here at Mother's Milk for Michigan Infants, we want to support lactating parents the best we can. In order to do that, it's important to recognize the challenges of breastfeeding and the mental health impact that might occur. Below are lists of resources that are local and international in order to support you, your mental health, and your breastfeeding. 

We encourage you to reach out to any of these trusted resources below if help is needed. You are not alone in your mental health battles and people/organizations like the ones listed below are here for you. 

LOCAL MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

Kent and Ottawa County

PINE REST MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES 

Offering one of only a few programs in the country, the Pine Rest Mother and Baby Partial Program is a short-term, intensive day program for women experiencing significant symptoms of postpartum depression and other mood disorders or mental health needs.

ARBOR CIRCLE

Arbor Circle offers a variety of programs for support of family mental health as a whole as well as counseling services that are available to individuals or parents.

BATTLE CREEK, MICHIGAN

MATERNAL HEALTH COUNSELING SERVICES 

This program specializes in helping new moms who are depressed, anxious, and overwhelmed regain stability, develop a connection with their children, and find joy again. Through counseling, they can help you feel like your self again!

NATIONAL

Free Text and Call Hotlines

HEALTH RESOURCES & SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

The Health Resources & Services Administration's Maternal & Child Health division offers a free, confidential 24/7 National Maternal Mental Health Hotline in a variety of languages that can be utilized with either a text or a call.

1-833-943-5746

INTERNATIONAL 

POSTPARTUM SUPPORT INTERNATIONAL

Offers a helpline that provides confidential support and information as well as listings of local resources such as support groups and counselors.

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT FOR DADS

Whether you are a Dad trying to support your partner or you think you may be experiencing a perinatal mood or anxiety disorder, are glad you are here. You are not alone and that by getting the right kind of support, you will get better.

MESSAGE FROM GOVERNOR GRETCHEN WHITMER

Her thoughts, as well as facts, on perinatal mood and anxiety disorders in the State of Michigan. She also recognizes May 2022 as Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders Awareness Month in Michigan!

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