Postpartum Depression Alliance of Illinois [online resource] - Recovering from Loss or Trauma

Services in a nutshell

Are you a new mom who is struggling with feelings of anxiety or depression? You are not alone. We are here to help. The Postpartum Depression Alliance of Illinois offers non-emergency email support and phone support to women across the state of Illinois.

More about us

The Postpartum Depression Alliance of Illinois offers non-emergency email support and telephone support to women across the state of Illinois. Scroll down for more information on these services and what to do if you need to talk to someone quickly.


If you would like to have telephone support from one of our volunteers please leave a voicemail on our warmline. 1-847 205-4455
We aim to return calls within 24 hours.

If you are experiencing an emergency please call 911 or your doctor.

If you or a family member need to speak to someone in person quickly, the NorthShore University HealthSystem Moms hotline 1-866-364-MOMS (1-866-364-6667) is answered live 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


If you prefer to contact the support volunteers by email, please use the contact form below.
This is for mom-to-mom support and non-urgent issues.

Support Volunteer Contact Form. 

We aim to return emails within 24 hours so if you need to hear back from someone more quickly or if you are experiencing an urgent issue or an emergency see the telephone numbers above.

Our support volunteers are all moms who have experienced either a pregnancy or postpartum mood disorder themselves and they are here to offer you:

  • Mom-to-Mom support and encouragement, and to let you know you are not alone in feeling this way.
  • Information about the symptoms of pregnancy & postpartum mood and anxiety disorders
  • Information on what helps women to feel well again
  • Information on how to choose a healthcare provider who has experience in treating perinatal mood disorders if you need one.
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