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Maryland

Resource Guide

WELCOME TO THE MARYLAND RESOURCE PAGE FOR PSI. We are glad you found us. This page lists the PSI Coordinators and other area resources such as groups, telephone support, and reliable services that are available for no charge. We also list local events, trainings, and volunteer opportunities.

PLEASE CONTACT YOUR PSI COORDINATOR: PSI Coordinators offer caring and informed support and resources to moms and their families. They also provide information and resources for area providers who are caring for pregnant and postpartum families. Please don’t hesitate to contact us; we want to hear from you. You will see the term “perinatal” in these pages. We use perinatal to mean the time during pregnancy, birth, and through the first year postpartum.

PSI SUPPORT COORDINATORS

MARYLAND STATE CO-COORDINATOR: MARTHA OGBURN, RN, MS
Telephone: 410.651.9061
Email: ogburn@hughes.net

MARYLAND STATE CO-COORDINATOR: JOY TWESIGYE RN, MS, NP
BALTIMORE
Telephone: 614-323-7061
Email: joytwesigye@gmail.com

MARYLAND STATE CO-COORDINATOR: NADIA MONROE
College Park, MD
Telephone: 240-432-4497
Email: MDpostpartum@gmail.com

MARYLAND STATE CO-COORDINATOR: LINDSEY ROSA
Annapolis area
Telephone: 1-774-254-2619
Email: linds50396@hotmail.com


MARYLAND EMERGENCY RESOURCE GUIDE:

In an emergency: PSI is a volunteer organization devoted to providing social support and resources to women and their families. We will return your call or email as quickly as we can, but we can not provide an immediate response in an emergency. If you do need immediate assistance, please use one of the following resources now:

EMERGENCY: 911

SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)


 MARYLAND SUPPORT GROUPS

The following groups offer support at no charge for women who are at risk of or are experiencing distress such as isolation, depression, anxiety, fearful thoughts, insomnia, trauma, and other difficulties during pregnancy or postpartum. Support groups provide a safe and caring place for connection and recovery. Please call or email for more information.

Postpartum Support Group
Hagerstown
Some new moms suffer from feeling overwhelmed, hopeless, panicky, out of control, sad, or they regret having a baby. The area’s first support group for new moms who are dealing with symptoms like these will offer women a chance to share their experiences and fears while learning coping skills. Most importantly, they’ll see that they are not alone and have support.
Location:
Robinwood Professional Center
Room: Suite 122B (Green Entrance)
Registration Type: Online Registration
Registration Info:  888-803-1518
Address:
11110 Medical Campus Road
Hagerstown, MD 21740

Annapolis Moms Group
Anne Arundel Medical Center
Belcher Pavillion
4th tuesday of every month
Contact: Lindsay Rosa
Telephone: 774-254-2619
Email: linds50396@hotmail.com

Moms Matter Postpartum Depression Support Group
Elkton
Free group for those coping with postpartum depression or anxiety. Facilitated by a registered nurse and mental health counselor. Infants in arms are welcome!
Time: 3:30-5:00PM 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month. Excluding holidays.
Location:
Union Hospital
106 Bow Street
Elkton, MD 21921
Telephone: 410-620-3773
Email: bchipriano@uhcc.com
Website: https://www.uhcc.com/default.aspx

Weekly Support Group
Olney, MD
Montgomery General Hospital
Postpartum Family Services
Contact Anne M. Waller, LCSW-C
Telephone: 410-718-2229
Mondays 10-11:30am
Email: info@postpartumfamilyservices.com
Website: http://postpartumfamilyservices.com/

New Mothers Postpartum Support Group
Olney, MD
Every Monday Morning, beginning 1/12/09
10:00 -11:30 a.m.
at Montgomery General Hospital
18101 Prince Philip Drivve
Registration is required.
Contact: Gina Keefe APRN-PMH
Telephone: 301-774-8881, #3
Ever wonder if you are the only one feeling stressed and alone
now that a baby has joined your family? Wasn’t it supposed to
be easier? If you are finding yourself feeling sad, anxious,
angry or irritable, group support can help! Our group is led by 2
therapists who specialize in the postpartum period.
Babies are welcome.
Website:  https://www.medstarhealth.org/montgomery/pages/default.aspx

Postpartum Depression Support Group
Silver Spring
Location:
Holy Cross Resource Center
9805 Dameron Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Time: First & Third Sunday of each month
Telephone: 240-432-4497
Email: MDPostpartum@gmail.com

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies
Montgomery County
A program of the Child Center and Adult Services, Inc. provides free home-based mental health therapy for uninsured and Medicaid Montgomery County residents with prenatal and postpartum depression.
For more information call Nancy Ebb
Telephone: 301-978-9750

Sinai Hospital PP Support Group – Drop In
Baltimore
Time: Wednesday’s from 2:30pm – 4:00pm
Location:
2401 West Belvedere Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215
in Resource Room on Ground Floor
Fee: None
Babies are Welcome!!
Contact: Sara Daly, LCSW-C
Telephone: 410-601-7832


EVENTS

Please contact the PSI Office if you would like to list an event here.

UPDATES:

If you are aware of a perinatal resource for families that is not listed here, if a current listing needs updating, or if you would like to apply to be listed here, please contact us.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

PSI is run solely by volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Wendy Davis with any questions.