WELCOME TO THE WNY POSTPARTUM CONNECTION
Supporting WNY families through improved access to mental health care, provider connection, and community engagement
You are not alone. All are welcome here.
About 10-20% of parents will experience anxiety or depression during pregnancy or within the first year after birth.
Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (most often depression and anxiety) are the #1 complication of pregnancy and childbirth.
PMADs are treatable and temporary. Talk therapy, social supports, medication if necessary, and self care can help you feel better.
This is a guide to many of the services available in our community.
Resources for Families
Learn about anxiety and depression during pregnancy and postpartum, find a counselor or support group, and connect with other community resources
Resources for Providers
Find training opportunities, information and resources for yourself and your clients, and learn more about joining our local provider community
If you are in crisis please reach out for help
Crisis Services is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 716-834-3131 and a Crisis Counselor will speak with you.
Crisis Text Line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Send a text to 741741 and a Crisis Counselor will respond to you quickly via text.