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Arkansas

Resource Guide

WELCOME TO THE ARKANSAS 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 SUPPORT 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. Your area coordinators are listed below. Please don’t hesitate to contact us; we want to hear from you.

PSI SUPPORT COORDINATORS

Sondra Rodocker
501-570-6179 TEXT OR CALL
sondrarodocker@gmail.com

Leah Fode
Northwest Arkansas
(501) 683-8976  TEXT OR CALL

leah.fode@gmail.com

Samantha Richardson
Arkansas River Valley: Crawford, Sebastian, Franklin, Logan,Johnson and Pope Counties
479-755-4571
TEXT OR CALL
S.richardson1505@gmail.com


 ARKANSAS 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)

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS CRISIS INTERVENTION CENTER: 888-274-7472


 ARKANSAS 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.
Please contact the PSI Office if you would like to list a support group here.

NICU Parent Chat
Fort Smith

You are invited to join the NICU Parent Chat. We meet every Tuesday evening from 5pm to 6pm at the Ronald McDonald Family Room in Mercy Hospital. Please join us to share and to support each other during this often difficult and confusing time. No registration required. This is a FREE service provided by Mercy OB/GYN and Catherine’s Light. Dinner will be served. Please contact Julie Scott, LCSW 479-259-9767 if you have any questions.

Grieve Management Meeting
Fort Smith

This meeting is held at Mercy OB/GYN (located on the 4th floor) on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month from 1:00pm to 2:00pm. No registration required. We understand that grieving the loss of a child can be very difficult. We want to give you the support and tools that you need during this difficult time. You are not alone. We are here to help. Julie Scott LCSW 479-259-9767

 


 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 psioffice@postpartum.net with any questions. 

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