Getting Help for Postpartum Depression

If you or someone you know is feeling depressed, it is important to reach out to get help. You can talk to your own doctor, or speak with your pediatrician at one of your baby’s checkups. We are here for your child and for you.

If at any point you feel you may harm your child or yourself, immediately call 911 or the National Suicide Hotline at 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255).

Allegheny County Mental Health Resources for Pregnant & Postpartum Women

Comprehensive Resources

Specific Services

  • Allegheny Health Network Women’s Behavioral Health, West Penn Hospital: 412-578-4030
  • Baby Steps Support Group, St. Clair Hospital: 412-942-4850
  • Magee Women’s Hospital Behavioral Health: 412-624-2000, option 2 (calls are answered 24 hours a day) OR email at PsychCarePlus@upmc.edu (e-mails are answered within an hour of receiving, 24 hours a day)
  • The Midwife Center for Birth and Women’s Health: 412-321-6880
  • Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, N.E.S.T. (New and Expectant Mother Skills Training) IOP: 412-246-5600

Crisis Services

  • Resolve Crisis Services, 24-hour hotline. 1-888-7-YOU-CAN (1-888-796-8226)
  • Jeremiah’s Place, respite care for children with no safe housing: 412-924-0726
  • The Women’s Center and Shelter: 412-687-8005
  • HelpLine at United Way, information and referral services providing problem solving and referrals to over 8500 health and human services: 2-1-1 OR 412-255-1155

Other County Crisis Hotlines

If you are not located in Allegheny County and in need to talk to someone or are in need of support, below are the crisis hotlines by county. Also, please contact your OB/GYN, your PCP, or your child’s PCP if you need further referrals or supports.

Adams County

TrueNorth Wellness Services - Emergency Services: 1-866-325-0339

Armstrong County

Armstrong-Indiana Crisis Hotline: 724-465-2605

Beaver County

Beaver County Crisis Hotline: 800-400-6180

Bedford County

Bedford-Somerset MH/MR: 866-611-6467

Blair County

Altoona Regional Center for Behavioral Health Services: 814-889-2141

Butler County

Center for Community Resources: 800-292-3866

Cambria County

Behavioral Health/Intellectual Disability/Early Intervention: 877-268-9463

Cameron County

Cameron and Elk Behavioral/Developmental Program: 800-652-0562

Clarion County

Clarion County Crisis Intervention Services: 814-226-7223

Clearfield County

Clearfield/Jefferson Crisis: 800-341-5040

Crawford County

Crawford County Mobile Crisis Services: 814-724-2732

Cumberland County

Cumberland-Perry County Crisis Intervention: 1-866-350-4357 (1-866-350-HELP) 

Dauphin County

Dauphin County Crisis Intervention: 1-888-596-4447

Elk County

Cameron and Elk Behavioral/Developmental Program: 800-652-0562

Erie County

Safe Harbor Behavioral Health: 800-300-9558

Fayette County

Fayette County Crisis Hotline: 724-437-1003

Forest County

Forest-Warren Human Services: 814-726-8413 (8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.), 800-406-1255 (all other hours)

Franklin County

Keystone Health Crisis Intervention Program: 1-866-918-2555

Greene County

Mental Health Program, Department of Human Services: 800-417-9460

Huntingdon

Tri-County Crisis-Mifflin, Juniata, Huntingdon: 800-929-9583

Indiana County

Armstrong-Indiana Crisis Hotline: 724-465-2605

Jefferson County

Clearfield/Jefferson Crisis: 800-341-5040

Juniata County

Tri-County Crisis: 1-800-929-9583

Lancaster County

Lancaster County Crisis Intervention: 1-717-394-2631 

Lawrence County

Lawrence County Crisis Intervention: 724-652-9000

Lebanon County

Lebanon County Crisis Intervention: 1-717-274-3363 

McKean County

The Guidance Center: 800-459-6568

Mercer County

Crisis Intervention Hotline: 724-662-2227

Northumberland County

Northumberland County Crisis Line: 1-855-313-4387

Perry County

Cumberland-Perry County Crisis Intervention: 1-866-350-4357 (1-866-350-HELP)

Potter County

Potter County Human Services: 800-652-0562

Schuykill County

Schuylkill County Crisis/Emergency Services: 1-877-993-4357 

Snyder County

Columbia, Montour, Snyder and Union Counties Crisis System: 1-800-222-9016

Somerset County

Bedford-Somerset MH/MR: 866-611-6467

Venango County

Mental Health Services: 814-432-9111

Warren County

Forest-Warren Human Services: 814-726-8413 (8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.), 800-406-1255 (all other hours)

Washington County

Washington County Crisis Line: 877-255-3567

Westmoreland County

Westmoreland Community Action: 724-552-0305

York County

York Hospital Crisis Intervention Services: 1-717-851-5320

Postpartum Support International (PSI) Coordinators

The contacts below can provide information and resources for area providers who are caring for pregnant and postpartum families.

In an emergency: PSI is a volunteer organization devoted to providing social support and resources to women and their families. They will return your call or email as quickly as they can, but they cannot provide an immediate response in an emergency. If you do need immediate assistance, please use one of the following resources now or look for your crisis hotline under your listed county:

EMERGENCY: 911

SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

PSI Warmline: 1-800-944-4773
Text the Warmline: 503-894-9453


Pittsburgh 

Jodie Hnatkovich
Pittsburgh

412-605-4211 TEXT OR CALL
jodie.hnatkovich@gmail.com

Jennifer Coccaro
Greater Pittsburgh Area

jennifercoccaro1@gmail.com

Southwestern Pennsylvania

Ashleigh Riehl
Westmoreland, Indiana, Cambria, Somerset, Bedford, Fayette Counties

724-374-4155 TEXT OR CALL
psi.ashleigh.riehl@gmail.com

Central Pennsylvania 

Tricia Steele
Central PA

570-560-4715
tltsteele@gmail.com

Northeastern Pennsylvania

Cara Koslow
NE Pennsylvania

610-597-5827 TEXT OR CALL
caramkoslow@gmail.com

Northwestern Pennsylvania

Nicole Moore
NW Pennsylvania

814-580-6259 TEXT OR CALL
psi.nicolemoore18@gmail.com

Philadelphia 

Ana Gelman
Philadelphia County, Delaware County, Chester County

267-589-9834 TEXT OR CALL
analauragelman@gmail.com

Erin Saddic
Chester, Montgomery, Bucks and Delaware Counties

610-931-5547 (Calls only, please)
If you get my voicemail, please leave a message and I’ll return your call as soon as possible.
erinsaddic4@gmail.com

Amanda Hunter
Berks County

484-706-9465 TEXT OR CALL
amandahunterlcsw@gmail.com

April Gabriel-Ferretti
Lehigh Valley

267-987-4016 TEXT OR CALL
agabrielferretti@gmail.com