Helpful Links

 

Postpartum Community Resources for San Antonio

LOCAL COUNSELING RESOURCES

The Postpartum Depression Center of San Antonio

http://www.ppdcenter.com

Suzanne Davis-Thomas

Sue Clifford

210 490-4540     210 497-0800

 

Turning Point Associates

http://www.TurningPointAI.com

Dr. Javier Villanueva        210-849-1244

 

Our Lady of the Lake University

Community Counseling Service

*offers individual, couple or family counseling at a reasonable fee

Monday – Friday 9 to 5 , daily walk-in clinic

Holy Cross Center Family Health Pavilion

590 N. General McMullen, Suite 3

San Antonio, Tx. 78228

http://www.ollusa.edu     434-1054

 

Avalon Social Services

Provides counseling services for mental health and emotional issues. Accepts traditional Medicaid.

http://www.avalonsa.com     210-735-7275

3707 N. St. Mary’s

San Antonio, Tx.78212

 

Jewish Family and Children’s Services

Offers individual, family and group therapy. Their goal is to make services affordable and accessible to all.

http://www.jfs-sa.org     210 302-6920

12500 NW Military Hwy

SAT 782341

Ecumenical Center for Religion and Health

Offers full range of counseling services. Fees are standard but may be subsidized for those unable to pay.

http://www.ecrh.org/counseling     210-616-0885

8310 Ewing Halsell

SAT 78258

The Center for Health Care Services

24-hours crisis line: 210-223-7233 for Registration of Services

Non-emergency Help : 210-223-4061

“The Network of Care for Mental/Behavioral health is an online information portal for individuals, families and social service agencies concerned with community mental health services, substance use treatment programs and help for people with developmental disabilities”.

http://www.chcsbc.org

Catholic Charities

Parenting programs, counseling, financial and food aid, support for first time parents. Multiple services for families in need.

http://www.ccaosa.org     210-222-1294

 

2-1-1 Texas is a free, confidential information and referral line answered by nationally certified specialists 24/7. These trained experts have access to the most comprehensive database of community-based organizations, government agencies and non-profits that exist in Texas. The number to call when you don’t know who to call.

http://www.211texas.org

 

RECOMMENDED WEBSITES

PSI.org                                    Postpartum Support International

The mission of PSI is to promote awareness, prevention and treatment of mental health issues related to childbearing. Extremely helpful site that contains information and resources.

Local PSI coordinator:

Texas State Coordinator: Maria Zeitz

Methodist Women’s Center offers a free monthly class, “Beyond the Baby Blues”.

Register by  calling Maria Zeitz, 210 520-1646, cell 210-860-4702

 

Sbpep.org                                                            Postpartum Education for Parents

Postpartum Distress Support

Feeling overwhelmed? Not sure how to make it through the day? Postpartum Distress can be scary and frustrating to go through alone. We offer free and confidential 24 hours support. The first step to feeling better is asking for help.

Postpartumstress.com                                       The Postpartum Stress Center

The PPSC was founded by Karen Kleimann who is one of the foremost expers in the area of prenatal and postpartum disorders. This site contains a wealth of very helpful book and websites.

Postpartumprogress.org                                    Postpartum Progress

The mission of Postparutm Progress is to give new families a stronger start by increasing awareness of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders and providing tools that connect them to support.

 

MEET UP/ FITNESS GROUPS/RESOURSES

Viva Doulas/Postpartum Doula Services

San Antonio Chapter of the Central Texas Doula Association. For a list of Postpartum doulas visit http://www.vivadoulas.org

San Antonio Natural Parenting     http://www.sanantonionaturalparenting.com

Extensive source of community resources, groups, events and on line support

 

 GET TOGETHER WITH OTHER NEW MOMS

Check out these web sites. There are chapters located all over San Antonio.

Stroller Strides.com

Babybootcamp.com

Meetup.com

Search “new mom’s groups”: you will find every type of group for new moms: stay at home moms, moms new to San Antonio, etc.