WELCOMETo Pregnancy & Postpartum Support Minnesota (PPSM).
Who We Are:
We are a group of mental health & perinatal practitioners, service organizations, and mother volunteers who provides services to those struggling with a pregnancy, loss, or postpartum mood disorder through the Helpline, professional training, our resource list and website.
What We Do:
We provide support, advocacy, awareness, and training about perinatal mental health in Minnesota.
How We Do It:
We are a volunteer run organization. Our funds come from the community through donations, through fundraising,
and through trainings.
"THE MISSION OF PPSM IS TO ENGAGE PARENTS AND PROFESSIONALS IN PROMOTING OPTIMAL EMOTIONAL WELL BEING DURING PREGNANCY AND POSTPARTUM"
If you are a parent seeking more information or support, or a health care provider, or service organization serving new parents, we provide resources that promote emotional well-being for new families.
If you are seeking help please go to:
for immediate information.
Families & providers may use the PPSM Support & Resource HelpLine
at 612-787-7776 (PPSM) or PPSMhelpline@gmail.com
The helpline is staffed by licensed mental health professionals who have advanced training in PMADs. Families and Providers can call the helpline with assistance specific to your needs. Our helpline therapists can offer support, guidance, information and resources regarding any concerns about PMADs. This is a free service!
Provider Resource List:
This is a list of Perinatal Mental Health Providers and Psychiatric Prescribers who PPSM has vetted to determine their competency and advanced training in Perinatal Mental Health and prescribing. This list can be searched by city or zip code.
Our peer support consists of volunteers who have recovered from their own battles with Perinatal Mental Health and would now like to give back to the community and offer their support to others struggling. Each volunteer is trained to serve on our helpline and are required to be a year post recovery themselves. Our peer support volunteers are able to take calls and texts.
Margret Mead states that we should:
"never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed people can
Our small group works hard to create change, to remove the stigma from Maternal Mental Health, and to provide healthier lives for the mothers, fathers and families who are afflicted with pregnancy & postpartum mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs).
We also welcome your involvement. You may choose to become a member, volunteer, or give a donation. All are ways that you too can promote emotional health for new families in Minnesota.
Mental Health Emergency?
Go to the nearest Emergency Room Call 911 Call your healthcare provider