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Shades of Blue Social Support

Tree of Hope Postpartum Depression Support Groups
www.treeofhopefoundation.org

Oakland University Counseling Center, School of Education and Human Services
Caring, confidential counseling at no cost
dunham@oakland.edu
248-370-4141

Oakland County Community Mental Health
800-231-1127

Easter Seals - Family Mental Health
Infant Mental Health Services (IMH) - Early Intervention
2387 E. Walton Blvd.
Auburn Hills, MI 48326
248-475-6300

Joseph Castine, MS, LLP — 248-395-6374
Denise Arbaugh, RN, MS, LPC, NCC—248-395-6342

Oakland County Health Division
27725 Greenfield, Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076
800-848-5533
248-848-1406

www.oakgov.com/health

Oakland County Family Services
Fussy Baby Program

248-858-7766 (Ext. 209)

Eastwood Clinic-Rochester
Michelle Coppins, PC-248-844-6234
Bella Shah, MD - 248-844-6234

Parents’ Helpline
(support network from 10:00am-10:00pm)
1-888-727-5889
217-544-5808

Maternal Infant Health Program
Pregnant residents of Oakland, Wayne, & Macomb Counties on Medicaid
800-493-4902
15819 Schoolcraft
Detroit, MI 48227
www.crystalhhc.com

Postpartum Adjustment Support Group Meetings
Groups meet every week with a trained counselor or social worker, no cost, no registration!

Mondays: 7:00-8:30pm
Wellpointe Building
1701 South Boulevard E., Suite 200
Rochester Hills, MI 48307

Tuesday: 10:00-11:30am
PNC Center
755 W. Big Beaver Rd., Suite 249
Troy, MI 48084
(Enter at flag poles, then up to 2nd floor - Community Education Classroom)

Wednesday: 7:00-8:30pm
Beaumont Medical Building
6900 Orchard Lake Rd., Room 311
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

Thursday: 7:00pm
St. Joan of Arc Parish Center
22412 Overlake Drive
St. Clair Shores, MI 48080

Recursos para el Apoyo Social

Clinica Santa Teresa Program at Mercy Women’s Center
OB/GYN health care-bilingual Spanish)
44405 Woodward Ave., Suite 500
Pontiac, MI 48342
248-858-6272

Hispanic Outreach Services
76 Williams
Pontiac, MI 48341
(248) 338-4250
Fax: (248) 335-8130

Emergency Contacts

Please call 911.

St. Joseph Mercy Oakland (main number)
248-858-3000

St. Joseph Mercy Oakland
Emergency Psych-Social Work

248-758-7014

Postpartum Support International Crisis Support
1-800-944-4773 (4PPD)
www.postpartum.net

Common Ground Crisis Support
24 hours a day/7 days a week
800-231-1127

Help Against Violent Encounters Now (HAVEN)
Domestic violence crisis support 24 hours a day/7 days a week
877-922-1274
248-334-1274

www.haven-oakland.org

Food, Housing, Clothing, and Miscellaneous Needs

Immunization Program
Oakland County Health Division
www.oakgov.com

Lighthouse of Oakland County
Pontiac, MI
248-920-6000
www.lighthouseoakland.org

Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Supplemental
Oakland County Health Division
248-858-1272
888-350-0900
(Ext. 81272)
www.oakgov.com

Child Passenger Safety Program
www.oakgov.com

Car Seat Assistance Programs
CareNet Pregnancy Center (referral required) — 248-545-6411
Children’s Hospital of Michigan — 313-745-5457
Baby Travels Equipment (car seat rental) — 734-455-2526

Compassion Pregnancy Center
586-783-2229
www.compassionpregnancy.org
info@compassionpregnancy.org

Early On Services-Oakland County
Services from birth to 3 years, for health condition or developmental delay
248-209-2084
866-456-2084

United Way-Please dial 2-1-1
www.uwsem.org
800-552-1183

Michigan Food Assistance Program Hotline
800-481-4989
www.fbcmich.org

Breastfeeding Support

SJMH Lactation Educator
Pam Stehr, R.N.
248-858-6455 (MILK)
stehrp@trinity-health.org

Breastfeeding Tips — Oakland County Lactation Consultant
www.oaklandcountymoms.com

La Leche League Links
International - www.llli.org
Michigan - www.llli.org//Web/Michigan.html
New Beginnings magazine - www.llli.org/nbdate.html
Breastfeeding Answers - www.llli.org/nb.html

Recommended Reading for Parents of Newborns

Beyond the blues: A guide to understanding and treating prenatal and postpartum depression. San Jose, CA: Moodswings Press. Bennett, S. & Indman, P. (2006).

Postpartum depression for dummies (1st ed.). New York: For Dummies. Bennett, S. (2007).

Postpartum survival guide. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Pub Dunnewold, A. & Sanford (1994).

This isn’t what I expected: Overcoming postpartum depression. (1st ed.). New York: Bantam. Kleiman, K. & Raskin, V. (1994).

The mother-to-mother postpartum depression support book. Calgary, AB: Berkley Trade. Poulin, S. (2006).

Oakland County Perinatal Loss Support Groups and Resources

HELP: Handling Emotional Loss of Pregnancy
St. Joseph Mercy Oakland
44405 Woodward Ave.
Pontiac, MI 48341
(volunteer lounge; 1st floor main hospital)
Meets every 2nd Thurs. 7:30-9:00pm
248-858-3526

HUGS: Help, Understanding, & Grief Support
Huron Valley Sinai Hospital
1 Williams Carls Dr.
Commerce Twp., MI 48387
(meets every 3rd Thurs. 7:00-9:00pm)
Sue Duff - 248-937-4261

Looking Ahead: A Bereaved Parent Group
William Beaumont Hospital
3601 W. 13 Mile Rd.
Royal Oak, MI 48073
(Heart Center conference room, 1st floor Central Tower)
Meets every 2nd Tuesday 6:30-8:30pm
Joanne Mulhere, LMSW 248-898-7595

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