If you feel that you or a loved one may be suffering from pregnancy-related mood disorder, we strongly encourage you to reach out to your healthcare provider.

If you have thoughts of harming yourself or your baby or if your pregnant/postpartum loved one is exhibiting frightening or bizarre thoughts/behaviors call 911 immediately. A phone call is the first, and sometimes the hardest, step toward getting well.

Mothers Strong

Mothers Strong is a group dedicated to bringing vital mental health information to moms and families in the North State area.

1 in 5 women experience a mood disorder during or after childbirth, according to the American Psychological Association.

Crisis Lines

Butte County Behavioral Health Crisis Services

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Immediately connects individuals 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to a mental health professional for telephone intervention, information, or referrals.

Walk-in counseling is available 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., 7 days a week, including holidays, for individuals to receive face-to-face crisis intervention and assessment.

988 National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline


The National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline can be reached via phone by dialing or texting 988 . National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline also offers an instant messaging option. To access the Chat, visit their website at www.988lifeline.org and select 'Chat' at the top of the screen.

To refer a mom or family to Mothers Strong so they can be directed to local resources, please visit the Help Me Grow Butte website and complete the referral form.

Call or Text Postpartum Support International to be connected to the PSI Help Line at 1-800-944-4773

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