- Baby Blues
Life with a new baby is not always what you expect. The birth or adoption of a baby can bring physical, emotional and social changes.
- Pregnancy Blues
Pregnancy is often seen as a time of joy and excitement, but this is not true for everyone.
- Mother Reach Coalition
Community members and professionals supporting women and their families who are at risk for, or are coping with, a perinatal mental health disorder.
- Feel sad or numb
- Be tearful or cry a lot
- Feel exhausted, but not able to sleep
- Have changes in eating or sleeping patterns
- Feel overwhelmed and can’t concentrate
- Feel anxious or can’t stop worrying
- Seek constant reassurance from others or the internet
- Have no interest or pleasure in activities you used to enjoy
- Feel hopeless or worthless
- Feel restless, irritable or angry
- Feel guilty and ashamed
- Avoid spending time with family and friends
- Have thoughts of hurting yourself or others
If your symptoms continue or get worse, speak to your healthcare professional.
Reach Out (24/7 Crisis Service)
Call or Webchat
Mental Health & Addictions Crisis Centre (24/7 Walk-in Service)
648 Huron Street, London (at Adelaide)
Support Line (24/7 Therapeutic Listening)
Health Connection (Speak to a Public Health Nurse)
519-663-5317 Ext. 2280
Merrymount Family Support & Crisis Centre / Mother Reach Support Group
1064 Colborne St (at Huron)
519-433-0183, ext. 8111 or email ATapia@familyservicethamesvalley.com
Talk-in Clinics London and Middlesex