Postpartum Mood Disorder Resources Niagara

Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders

1 in 5 new mothers are affected with Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders. Below, we listed some links to the symptoms. You can also check out the Resources we have compiled.

Symptoms of Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders

Please check out the symptoms from the following resources:

Canadian-based:
http://www.camh.ca/en/hospital/health_information/a_z_mental_health_and_addiction_information/Postpartum-depression/Pages/default.aspx#ui-tab-panel02
http://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/sites/default/files/postpartum-depression.pdf
https://www.mooddisorders.ca/faq/postpartum-depression#t5n494

US-based:
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/postpartum-depression/basics/symptoms/con-20029130

GENERAL INFORMATION

Canadian Mental Health Association

Postpartum Depression info
https://cmha.ca/documents/postpartum-depression

Crisis Support
http://ontario.cmha.ca/documents/are-you-in-crisis/


Mood Disorders Association of Ontario 

FAQ
http://www.mooddisorders.ca/faq/postpartum-depression


Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Information on postpartum depression from Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital, as well as one of the world's leading research centres in the area of addiction and mental health.
http://www.camh.ca/en/hospital/health_information/a_z_mental_health_and_addiction_information/Postpartum-depression/Pages/default.aspx


Life With New Baby

Best Start by Health Nexus. Their goal is to raise awareness, clarify misconceptions about what PPMD is, and to encourage women experiencing symptoms of PPMD to seek help.
http://www.lifewithnewbaby.ca/

Life with a new baby is not always what you expect
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Postpartum Progress

A blog from non-profit organization Postpartum Progress® which raises awareness, fights stigma and provides peer support to women with maternal mental illness. Offers in-depth information, support and hope for all pregnant and new moms who have postpartum depression.
http://www.postpartumprogress.com/

FAQ on Postpartum Depression and Related Illnesses
http://www.postpartumprogress.com/frequently-asked-questions-on-postpartum-depression-related-illnesses


Healthy Babies Healthy Children

A free program in Ontario, providing supports for new parents and families with children up to age 6.
http://www.postpartumprogress.com/

Toronto Services for Women with Postpartum Depression and Anxiety guide

A comprehensive list of local hospitals and community agencies that provide services for women and their families affected by postpartum depression and other mood disorders.
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Family Service Ontario

Comprehensive directory of agencies providing family services in Ontario
http://familyserviceontario.org/

eMental Health

Directory of mental health help, services and organizations in your area
http://www.ementalhealth.ca/


Ontario Early Years Centres

Many of the Ontario Early Years Centres also run parenting programs
http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/childcare/FamilyPrograms.html

Check the calendar for your local Early Years Centre
find your local centre in Ontario


DrugRehab.com

An online resource that provides information and answers to people fighting substance abuse and addiction
https://www.drugrehab.com/


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