Resources & Helpful Links

PLEASE NOTE:  All resources listed on this page are there in an effort to offer a variety of resources and support to mothers, fathers, families and professionals. Inclusion of a resource on this list is not an endorsement of such resource nor is it meant to show preference over a resource not listed on this website page.

Immediate Help:

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

PSI-CT Support Coordinators:

 

CONNECTICUT OUTREACH COORDINATOR: Jennifer Vendetti
Telephone: 860-301-6092 TEXT OR CALL
Email
CONNECTICUT STATE COORDINATOR: Laura Durst
Hartford County
Email
CONNECTICUT STATE COORDINATOR: Kimberly Freeman
Litchfield County
Email
CONNECTICUT STATE COORDINATOR: Wendy Mohr
Hartford County
Email

Regional Representatives/Resource Guides

Litchfield:  Lisa Candels (candels@edadvance.com)

Middlesex:  Julie K. Jones, Ph.D. (jjones92@comcast.net) and/or Monica Beylea, MPH, RD (mbelyea@att.net)

Fairfield:  Carla Pileggi Caviola, LPC/LMHC, NCC (elyonpc.carla@yahoo.com) and/or Pamela Allon, MA, LMFT (center.pps@gmail.com)

New London:  TBD

Hartford:  Art Guerra, APRN (arthur.guerra@hhchealth.org)

Windham:  TBD

New Haven:  TBD

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:

Connecticut Not-for-Profit Organizations:

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.

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.

International:

Postpartum Support International (PSI)

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

 

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