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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

  • Centro Multicultural La Familia
    35 West Huron St., Suite 500
    Pontiac, MI 48342
    248-858-7800
    www.centromulticultural.org
    Rita Artizan, LMSW
    Deisy Casasnovas, MA, LLP


  • 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

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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