July 11, 2022
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) officially launched the National Maternal Mental Health Hotline on Mother’s Day, May 8, 2022.
Available 24/7, the National Maternal Mental Health Hotline provides free, confidential support, resources, and referrals from professional counselors to pregnant and postpartum individuals facing mental health challenges. Counselors offer support in English and Spanish and interpreter services are available in 60 additional languages.
In a press release announcing the hotline, HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra said, “This new Maternal Mental Health Hotline will not only advance our priorities of tackling the nation’s mental health crisis, but also support our efforts to ensure healthy pregnancies and support new parents.”
HRSA provides promotional materials for use, including social media graphics, printable wallet cards, and newsletter copy. These materials are also available in Spanish.
If you have any questions about the hotline service please see the online Frequently Asked Questions, also available in Spanish, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org. This email address should not be distributed to help-seekers. It will not connect anyone to the 24/7 hotline service. It is for informational questions only.
For help when it’s needed, call or text the National Maternal Mental Health Hotline: 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.