National Maternal Mental Health Hotline Now Available

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) officially launched the National Maternal Mental Health Hotline on Mother’s Day, May 8, 2022.

Available 24/7, the National Maternal Mental Health Hotline provides free, confidential support, resources, and referrals from professional counselors to pregnant and postpartum individuals facing mental health challenges. Counselors offer support in English and Spanish and interpreter services are available in 60 additional languages.

In a press release announcing the hotline, HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra said, “This new Maternal Mental Health Hotline will not only advance our priorities of tackling the nation’s mental health crisis, but also support our efforts to ensure healthy pregnancies and support new parents.”

If you have any questions about the hotline service please see our online Frequently Asked Questions, also available in Spanish, or contact hotline@postpartum.netThis email address should not be distributed to help-seekers.  It will not connect anyone to the 24/7 hotline service. It is for informational questions only.