|Organization Website||Hotline Phone Number|
|Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence||1-800-334-2836|
|National Domestic Violence Hotline||800-799-7233|
|Postpartum Support International Helpline||1-800-944-4773|
|Grady Memorial Hospital Women’s Urgent Care |
& Walk-In Centers (Atlanta, GA)
|National Suicide Prevention Lifeline||800-273-8255|
|SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline (Substance |
Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration)
Intimate Partner Violence
- Local Resources
- National Resources
What is the 4th Trimester?
It’s natural to feel strong emotions when you’re pregnant and just after you’ve had a baby. You may feel elated, or you may feel sad. Many women have the “baby blues” just after birth. They feel sad, impatient, or irritable. These feelings usually go away in a week or two. They don’t always need to be treated by a health care provider. For some women, feelings of sadness are much more intense. These intense feelings are called postpartum depression, or PPD. Changes in hormones and brain chemistry are linked to PPD; these are not things you can control, and you may need help. Postpartum depression can be treated with medication and counseling (taken from GradyHealth.org).
- Take a Postpartum Depression Risk Assessment (Grady Memorial Hospital)
- Survival Guide for the 4th Trimester (New York Times)
- “This is Your Brain on Motherhood” (New York Times article)
- The 4th Trimester Project (UNC School of Social Work)
- What is Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week?
Maternal Mental Health Support
- Postpartum Support International (PSI)
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
- National Perinatal Association with hotline numbers, including:
- 4th Trimester Toolkit for providers
We are a teaching clinic overseen by volunteer providers from Emory University School of Medicine and around Atlanta.
Located at Clarkston Community Health Center
3700 Market Street, Suite E-1 Clarkston, GA 30021