Call the crisis hotline anytime:
The Mental Health Association of Maryland (MHAMD) is re-launching our Healthy New Moms Campaign this year, in response to high demand for mental health information and resources for providers, pregnant women and new moms. For more information please visit the Healthy New Moms website.
Eastern Shore Mental Health Resources for New Mothers
Eastern Shore Crisis Response & Resource Helpline – 1-888-407-8018
(call center available 24/7 for all nine counties on the Eastern Shore)
Life Crisis Center Hotline – 1-800-422-0009
PRMC 24 Hour Hotline – 410-543-7160
NEW! Online Facebook Support Group
Healthy New Moms - Eastern Shore
Other Resources in Maryland
Postpartum Support Maryland
Healthy New Moms
Postpartum Support International
1 – 800-773-6667
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs) are different than the baby blues which affect up to 80% of new mothers. With PMADs, feelings of sadness and anxiety can be extreme and might interfere with a woman’s ability to care for herself or her family. The good news is there is hope, help and treatment. YOU ARE NOT ALONE!
Signs and Symptoms of Depression: Before and After Childbirth
Signs and Symptoms of Anxiety: Before and After Childbirth
If you or someone you know is experiencing any of these symptoms up to a year after the birth of a baby, please seek help through one of the resources listed on the other side or talk to your OB/GYN, Pediatrician, or Health Care Provider.