Bloom Trained Facilitator Peer-to-Peer Support Programs

charleston ppd support group
Island of Hope The Bloom Foundation pmad support group
Manasquan, NJ – Postpartum Peer-to-Peer Support Group. First and Third Thursday of the month 6:00-7:30 pm. Location: South Wall Fire Company Banquet hall, Meetings may change location depending on if there’s an event at the hall, please call 732-939-6440 to confirm location.
Long Branch, NJ – Postpartum Peer-to-Peer Support Group. Every other Saturday 8:30-10:00am.  Monmouth Medical Center – 300 2nd Avenue, Long Branch, NJ.  Facilitators – Meg and Courtney.  For information call 732-923-5573.
Somerville, NJ – Strong as a Mother Peer-to-Peer Support Group.  Begins Tuesday, January 16th. Groups meet Tuesdays 11am-12pm.  Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital – 110 Rehill Ave, Somerville, NJ.  Facilitator – Elizabeth.
Bloomington, IL – Surviving to Thriving Peer-to-Peer Support Group.  First and third Saturday of each month 9:30-11:30am. Location: OSF – St. Joseph Medical Center Business and Conference Center – 2200 East Washington Street (Room 3), Bloomington, IL .  Facilitator – Nicki. For information call 815-310-0637 or email
Charleston, SC – Postpartum Support Charleston is dedicated to eradicating the stigma surrounding maternal mental illnesses (such as depression, anxiety, OCD, and psychosis during and after pregnancy) to ensure all women who suffer receive support.
Alameda, CA – Island of Hope Postpartum Wellness Group for Moms meets the first Sunday of every month at 7pm. Location: 3252 Central Ave, Alameda, CA 94501.  For information:
Ocean, NJ – Embracing Your Motherhood is the next step for PMAD moms transitioning into a larger community of moms/families. Thursday – Beginning July 5th – 6:30pm – 7:30pm. Location: Dean’s Natural Food Market, 1119 State Route 35 Ocean, NJ 07712.
Walled Lake, MI – The Healing Circle is a Peer-to-Peer Support Group for women suffering from Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders. They meet at
Please check their website for updated information on times and days.
Johnson City, TN – Cherished Mom Perinatal Support is a peer-to-peer group for new moms who may be struggling. This group meets every other Monday at 6:00 pm. Location: Johnson City Public Library, 100 W Millard St., Johnson City, NJ
Windham, NH – Strong As A Mother is a peer-to-peer support group for women who may be experiencing symptoms of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. This group meets every other Monday from 12:00-1:30pm. Location: 47 Enterprise Drive, Suite 1, Windham, NH
Clinton Township, MI – Strength In Mothers  is a peer-to-peer support group for women who may be experiencing symptoms of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. This group meets the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month from 7:00pm-8:30pm. Location: Kensington Church, 25000 Hall Road, Clinton Township, MI. For more information, check their website or email
Freehold, NJ – Strength In Mothers – Freehold  is a peer-to-peer support group for women who may be experiencing symptoms of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. This group meets every other Monday of each month at 6:00pm. Location: Star and Barry Tobias Ambulatory Campus – Jack Aaronson Conference, Center: Room A, 901 West Main Street, Freehold, NJ 07728. Check their website or email

Available Treatments In The United States

There is an overwhelming need to build evidence based Postpartum Anxiety/Depression programs and centers across the United States as evident by the list of resources below.  The Bloom Foundation was created for this very reason and our goal is to grow this list so every state has a number of locations sufferers can contact to find the help they need.

U.S. Perinatal Inpatient Psychiatry Programs:

North Carolina: Chapel Hill  NC,   UNC Perinatal Psych Inpatient Unit

New York: Glen Oaks, Queens County  NY,   Northwell Health Perinatal Psychiatry Service

California: Long Beach  CA,   Community Hospital Long Beach  Inpatient Program 


Intensive Outpatient and Partial Hospitalization Perinatal Psych Programs

California: Mountain View  CA.    El Camino Hospital Maternal Outreach Mood Services (MOMS)

California: Pasadena  CA.    Huntington Memorial Hospital Maternal Wellness Program

California: San Diego  CA.  UC San Diego Maternal Mental Health Program

Illinois: Hoffman Estates  IL.   AMITA Health Perinatal IOP at Alexian Brothers Women & Children’s Hospital

Michigan: Grand Rapids  MI.    Pine Rest Mother and Baby Program

Minnesota: Minneapolis  MN.   Hennepin Mother-Baby Day Hospital 

New Jersey: Long Branch, NJ.  Monmouth Medical Center Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders Program

New York: New York, NY. The Motherhood Center of New York

New York: Queens, Nassau and Suffolk Counties  NY.    Perinatal Psychiatry Services at The Zucker Hillside Hospital and South Oaks Hospital 

Pennsylvania: Philadelphia PA.  Drexel University Mother Baby Connections Intensive Outpatient Program 

Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh, PA. Women’s Behavioral Health West Penn Hospital Allegheny Health Network

Rhode Island: Providence  RI.   Brown/Women & Infants

Washington: Seattle, WA.   Swedish Perinatal Center for Perinatal Bonding and Support

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