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Please note that the MMHA is not responsible for the content of any of the links below but hopes that they may provide a source of further help and information.


If you or someone you are concerned about are in crisis, despairing or suicidal, please contact one of the agencies below.

If you live in the UK and are looking for extra support or advice urgently, there are a number of services you can approach:

  • Your own GP
  • Accident and Emergency at your local hospital
  • 24 Hour NHS Helpline tel: 111
  • Emergency services, ambulance, tel: 999
  • Samaritans  tel: 116 12 (this number is free to call and will not appear on your phone)

Local support organisations

Netmums provide a search by postcode (Please note: we do not check or monitor this facility or the organisations listed)

National telephone / email support lines

(Please note: we do not check or monitor these services)

Action on Postpartum Psychosis (APP)

Moderated Forum, click here to find out more.

One-to-one messaging available through the site, just register here



Association of Postnatal Illness

Helpline: 10am – 2pm – 0207 386 0868


Live chat online facility


Maternal OCD

Peer support available, email to arrange



Helpline open from 9am-8pm every day – 0843 2898 401

Email support available –



Tel: 116 123 (this is a free telephone number and will not appear on the phone bill)





Tommy’s offers support to women who have suffered the loss of a baby as well as support for those who have had a difficult or traumatic pregnancy, birth or postnatal period

0800 0147 800 Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm