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Montana

Resource Guide

WELCOME TO THE MONTANA RESOURCE PAGE FOR PSI. We are glad you found us. This page lists the PSI Support 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 are volunteers who 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.

PSI SUPPORT COORDINATORS

MONTANA STATE COORDINATOR: NADINE GRAYL
Southwest Montana Coordinator
Tele: 406-548-4675
Email: nbdgrayl@gmail.com

MONTANA STATE COORDINATOR: SUZANNE BENDICK
Bozeman Area
Telephone: 406-570-0738
Email: Suzbendick@gmail.com

MONTANA STATE COORDINATOR: LARA MATTSON RADLE, M.A.
MISSOULA
Perinatal Support of Montana
Telephone: 406.370.7747 TEXT OR CALL
Email: lmattson@bresnan.net

MONTANA STATE COORDINATOR: CHRISTINE LAZORISHAK
Whitefish Area
Telephone: 434-806-8367
Email: christine@lazorishak.com                  Christine is on leave


 MONTANA 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)


 

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 Resource Group Peer Support Meeting
2nd Monday of every month at 6:30 PM
The Summit Medical Fitness Center, Kalispell, Conference Room 1
Contact Information: hello@postpartumresourcegroup.org
www.postpartumresourcegroup.org

Out of the Blue Postpartum Support Group for Moms
Thursdays 11am-12:30pm
Free, Drop-in
The Carriage House at Providence Montana Health Foundation
502 W. Spruce Street
Missoula, MT 59802
Telephone: 406-329-5340

Postpartum Peer-Support Group
Missoula
Group meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month in the conference room at the Ronald McDonald House, from 1:30 to 3:00 pm. The sessions are facilitated by a trained perinatal social worker, and infants up to one year of age are welcome to attend with a parent.
Please contact us at 406-493-3285 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Postpartum Support Group
Thursdays 6pm – 8pm
Bozeman Deaconess Hospital
Saphire Room down the hall from the cafeteri
Contact: Nadine Grayl, Facilitator
Telephone:  406-414-5073

Baby Blues Support Group
North Valley Hospital
Whitefish, Montana
North Valley Hospital Birth Center: (406)863-3535
Facilitators: Lindsay LeMair, RN and Brittani Wiersma, RN
North Valley Hospital offers a free, community-wide support group for women and families affected by perinatal mood disorders. It is facilitated by Postpartum Support International certified Birth Center Nurses. It is our mission to provide support, information, and resources to women and families coping with pregnancy and postpartum mood disorders and to the professionals who serve them. Our support group meets on a monthly basis. Please contact the North Valley Hospital Birth Center at (406)863-3535 to learn more about our support group and how we can be a resource to you.

EDUCATION & 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 at psioffice@postpartum.net

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact PSI Executive Director Wendy Davis with any questions.