Help is available! Find easy access to mental health and suicide prevention resources by using the links provided here.
If you or someone you care about is in crisis and needs immediate help, call the HELPline, a free crisis and suicide intervention hotline and referral service, at (951) 686-HELP(4357). The phone lines are answered by trained professionals available 24/7; the call is free and confidential. If emergency medical or psychiatric care is needed, call 9-1-1 or go to the emergency room of the nearest hospital.
- Pregnancy and Postpartum Depression
Postpartum depression affects hundreds of thousands of women each year, but only a small percentage of them seek treatment. Pregnancy and postpartum support groups are available in Riverside County.
- New Moms New Babies
New Moms New Babies is an online radio program and forum with useful information and guest speakers on a wide range of topics for new parents.
Provides pregnant women and new moms with information they need to take care of their health and give their babies the best possible start in life. Topics include birth defects prevention, immunization, nutrition, seasonal flu, mental health, oral health and safe sleep. Women who sign up for the service by texting BABY (or BEBE for Spanish) to 511411 receive free SMS text messages each week, timed to their due date or baby’s date of birth.