Maternal Mental Health Hotline

Date: June 14, 2022

Maternal Mental Health Hotline

The Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) National Maternal Mental Health Hotline is a confidential, toll-free hotline for expecting and new moms experiencing mental health challenges.* Access counselors by phone or text at 1-833-9-HELP4MOMS (1-833-943-5746). TTY users can use a preferred relay service or dial 711 and then 1-833-943-5746. Counselors offer support in English and Spanish, and interpreter services are available in 60 additional languages.

Thank you to HRSA-funded health centers for participating in the pilot phase of the hotline. You are encouraged to share the toll-free hotline materials with everyone you serve, your colleagues, and your networks. These promotional materials (in English and Spanish) make that easy and include social media graphics, printable wallet cards, and newsletter copy.

If health center staff have questions about the hotline, HRSA’s website includes an FAQ page. If you still have questions, you can also contact This email address should NOT be distributed to help-seekers. It is for informational questions only.

*The Maternal Mental Health Hotline is not intended as an emergency response line. Individuals in suicidal crisis or emotional distress should continue to contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).