Resources & Helpful Links

Immediate Help:

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
  • Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-SUICIDE
  • National Postpartum Depression Hotline: 1-800-PPD-MOMS

Call PSI-CT Support Coordinators to receive information about support groups and providers in your area of Connecticut:

Fairfield County 

Southern: Kate Murphy
(203) 539-0698 TEXT OR CALL
kate.psict@gmail.com

Northern: Debbie Shillingford
203-529-1380 TEXT OR CALL
debbiepsi19@gmail.com

Hartford County:

Audrey Achramowicz
(860) 410-6417 TEXT OR CALL
audrey.psi@yahoo.com

Laura Badecker
North Central CT: Hartford and Tolland Counties
860-288-4760 TEXT OR CALL
laurabadecker@gmail.com

Laura Durst
860-756-0246 TEXT OR CALL
lauramichelle.psi@gmail.com

Kristin Long
(860) 578-2598 TEXT OR CALL
psicoordinatorct@gmail.com

Wendy Mohr
Email

Middlesex County:

Audrey Achramowicz
(860) 410-6417 TEXT OR CALL
audrey.psi@yahoo.com

Kristin Foschi
203-903-1007 TEXT OR CALL
Kristin.Foschi@gmail.com

New Haven County:

Jaleen Aduma
347-737-5354 TEXT OR CALL
jalee_2001ke@yahoo.com

Kristin Foschi
203-903-1007 TEXT OR CALL
Kristin.Foschi@gmail.com

New London, Tolland & Windham Counties

Sarah Dufresne
860-617-1684 TEXT OR CALL
sarahpsict@gmail.com

Laura Badecker
Tolland County
860-288-4760 TEXT OR CALL
laurabadecker@gmail.com

STATEWIDE:

Jennifer Vendetti
Please contact Jen if your area of the state is not mentioned above.
860-301-6092 TEXT OR CALL
Maternalmentalhealtheducator@gmail.com 

Helpful Links:

The following is a list of organizations/websites which may be of assistance to mothers, fathers, and families during pregnancy and postpartum as well as for professionals. The listing of an organization on this website page is in no way an endorsement of that organization and is not meant to show preference over organizations not listed on this website page. Please contact our Communications Chair (psictcommunications@gmail.com) if you wish to have your organization listed on this site or wish to be removed from this website.

Perinatal/Postpartum Organizations:

Postpartum Support International (PSI)

Postpartum Support International hosts a directory of some perinatal providers throughout the United States: www.psidirectory.com/

Connecticut Not-for-Profit Organizations:

Hope After Loss:  Hope After Loss supports parents and families who have experienced the loss of their baby during pregnancy or anytime during the infant’s life. The organization offers many levels of support including support groups and burial financial assistance.

MotherToBaby Connecticut:  MotherToBaby is a free consultation service for providers and families searching for the most current reproductive data on any substance or exposure prior to or during pregnancy and/or breastfeeding.

Yale Center for Well Being for Women and Mothers:  The MOMba project seeks to improve mothers’ social support, promote healthy mother-baby interaction, and increase social connectedness and community engagement through a social media application.

Not-for-Profit (New York):

Postpartum Resource Center of New York

The Seleni Institute

The Motherhood Center of New York (Intensive Outpatient Program)

Other East Coast Resources:

Providence, RI:  Women & Infants Center for Women’s Behavioral Health (Intensive Outpatient Program)

Philadelphia Area:  The Postpartum Stress Center, LLC

Boston Area:  MGH Center for Women’s Mental Health

International Not-for-Profit Organizations:

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