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Helplines


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) Available 24/7 | Online Chat Crisis Text Line
National Postpartum Depression Hotline1-800-PPD-MOMS (773-6667) Postpartum Support International (PSI) Helpline 24/71-800-944-4PPD (4773)




Emergency Services


If you are experiencing a psychiatric or medical emergency please call 911 or visit your nearest emergency department.
Some Emergency options in central Houston: Call 911 Call Crisis Team with MHMRA (Harris Center) Helpline 713-970-7000 NeuroPsychiatric Center (The Harris Center, or MHMRA) 1502 Taub Loop, Houston, TX
713-970-7070 Houston Methodist Hopsital in the Texas Medical Center 6565 Fannin St.
Houston, TX 77030
https://www.houstonmethodist.org/psychiatry/
713-790-3311
Harris County Psychiatric Center 2800 South MacGregor Houston, TX 77021 713-741-3883 Memorial Hermann Mental Health Crisis Clinics - http://www.memorialhermann.org/mental-health/locations




Books


Books for Anxiety and Related Conditions

Forsyth, J.P., & Eifert, G.H. (2016). The mindfulness and acceptance workbook for anxiety: A guide to breaking free from anxiety, phobias, and worry using acceptance and commitment therapy (2nd ed.). Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.

Mastery of your anxiety and worry, 2nd ed. (Workbook), by Michelle Craske & David H. Barlow (2006).

10 simple solutions to panic: How to overcome panic attacks, calm physical symptoms, and reclaim your life, by Martin M. Antony & Randi E. McCabe (2004).

Managing Social Anxiety: A Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Approach (Treatments That Work) 2nd Edition, by Deborah A. Hope, Richard G. Heimberg & Cynthia L. Turk (2019).

Getting over OCD: A 10-step workbook for taking back your life, 2nd ed, by Jonathan S. Abramowitz (2018).

It’s not all in your head: How worrying about your health could be making you sick – and what you can do about it, by Gordon J. G. Asmundson & Steven Taylor (2005).

Overcoming perfectionism: A self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques, 2nd ed, by Roz Shafran, Sarah Egan, & Tracey Wade (2018).

Books for Perinatal Mental Health and Postpartum Depression & Anxiety The Pregnancy and Postpartum Anxiety Workbook: Practical Skills to Help You Overcome Anxiety, Worry, Panic Attacks, Obsessions, and Compulsions, by Pamela Wiegartz & Kevin L. Gyoerkoe (2009). Life Will Never Be the Same: The Real Mom's Postpartum Survival Guide, by Ann Dunnewold & Diane Sanford (2010). Beyond the Blues: Understanding and Treating Prenatal and Postpartum Depression & Anxiety, by Shoshana Bennett and Pec Indman (2019). Good Moms have Scary Thoughts: A Healing Guide to the Secret Fears of New Mothers, by Karen Kleinman, MSW, LCSW (2019). Joy at the End of the Rainbow: A Guide for Pregnancy After a Loss, by Amanda Ross-White (2017).




Websites


Websites for Anxiety

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

International OCD Foundation

Websites for Perinatal Mental Health

Postpartum Support International: provides information about postpartum depression and anxiety disorders, support groups and chat lines, and connecting to help near you.

Kelly Mom: Evidence-based information about lactation and breastfeeding support groups.

Postparum Depression:Free resources, information, and support for mothers, fathers, and families of loved ones suffering from postpartum depression (PPD).

Solace for mothers: Resources and support for mothers who had a traumatic birth.

Hand to hold: NICU support and information for parents.

Resolve: The National Infertility Association offers free support groups and information about infertility.

MGH Center for Women's Mental Health: Reproductive Psychiatry Resource and Information Center

Websites for Pregnancy & Newborn Loss

MEND - Mommies enduring neonatal death

HAND- Helping after neonatal death

Return to Zero

PALS - Pregnancy after loss support

The Compassionate Friends

March of Dimes

Forever Footprints

Websites for Medication During Pregnancy and Lactation

Mother to baby– information on medication during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Infant Risk- information and articles on medication risks during pregnancy and breastfeeding.




Apps


Apps for Anxiety, Stress, and Related Conditions Calm App Headspace App The Mindfulness App ACT Companion: The Happiness Trap App with Dr. Russ Harris 2Morrow Health for Stress and Anxiety Apps for Insomnia CBT-i coach App Apps for Moms: Mommy-Meds