Emergency Services in the Boston Area
Acute Psychiatry Service at Massachusetts General Hospital
The Acute Psychiatry Service, or APS, is located within the MGH Emergency Department. They are a 24-hour service that provides diagnosis and treatment of acute psychiatric and neuropsychiatric emergencies.
Postpartum Progress is a peer-to-peer nonprofit organization helping moms with maternal mental illness. We create healthier families by raising awareness, reducing stigma, providing social support and connecting mothers to help for perinatal mood and anxiety disorders like postpartum depression. http://postpartumprogress.org
PSI is a non-profit organization whose mission is to eradicate the ignorance related to pregnancy related mood disorders and to advocate, educate, and provide support for maternal mental health in every community, worldwide.
800.944.4PPD (4773) – PSI’s toll-free HelpLine serves over 1,000 callers a month and is staffed by a volunteer team of PSI trained responders who rapidly refer callers to appropriate local resources, including emergency services.
The HelpLine also offers Spanish-language support – press 1 for Spanish.
The North American Menopause Society
P.O. Box 94527
Cleveland, Ohio 44101
Automated consumer request line: 1-800-774-5342
For names of North American Menopause Society members in your area, you may contact NAMS.
MCPAP for Moms provides real-time, perinatal psychiatric consultation and care coordination for obstetric, pediatric, primary care and psychiatric providers to effectively prevent, identify, and manage depression and other mental health concerns in pregnant and postpartum women. For more information, visit their resources page.
Intensive Outpatient and Inpatient Treatment for Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders
Woman’s Health Network
Hallmark Health’s Women’s Health Network provides uninsured or underinsured women, 40 to 64 years of age, free screening and health care services, including mammograms, clinical breast exams, physical exams, pap tests, blood pressure and sugar levels, total and HDL cholesterol levels, and height, weight and body mass index.
For further information regarding the Women’s Health Network and its programs, call (781) 388-4018 or Fax: 397-6032. The Women’s Health Network is co-sponsored by the Malden Junior Aid Association and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
Mind Body Pregnancy – Dr. Anna Glezer: A physician’s expert guidance on your mental health & emotional well-being during pregnancy, delivery, & postpartum. Articles, guides, & advice on mood, anxiety, mental illness, hormones, treatments, resources, & many others.
Treating for Two – Women and healthcare providers don’t have enough information to answer questions about medications and pregnancy. Treating for Two is CDC’s prescription for this problem. Treating for Two aims to improve the health of women and babies by working to identify the safest treatment options for the management of common conditions before and during pregnancy.
MAJOR DEPRESSION DURING CONCEPTION AND PREGNANCY: A Guide for Patients and Families
DEPRESSION DURING THE TRANSITION TO MENOPAUSE: A Guide for Patients and Families
PREMENSTRUAL DYSPHORIC DISORDER: A Guide for Patients and Families
POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION: A Guide for Patients and Families
PMS and PMDD: A Guide for Teens