Amy Didden, LCSW       144 Kings Highway Suite 303, Dover, DE 19901       302-231-2312

Maternal Mental Health: Online Info & Resources

Maternal Mental Health: DE Resources

Services located in New Castle County:

Center for Women's Emotional Wellness at Christiana (CWEW)


Services located in Kent County:

Amy Didden, LCSW (That's me, author of Dela-Well-Moms!) Reach me at: 302-231-2312


Postpartum Support International/ Delaware Warmline:

Elizabeth Fiechter
302-468-7602 (calls or texts); elizabeth.fiechter@gmail.com


Suicide Hotline: Contact Delaware

New Castle County: 800-262-9800

Kent and Sussex County: 302-422-1154


Postpartum Psychosis is a life threatening emergency.  Please call 911 or go to the closest emergency room if you or someone you know may be experiencing these symptoms after having a baby: strange beliefs, seeing or hearing things that aren't there, extreme irritability, hyperactivity, decreased need or ability to sleep, paranoia, mood swings, or difficulty communicating.  


PSI (Postpartum Support International):   http://www.postpartum.net


Learn more about maternal mental health diagnoses/symptoms: perinatal depression, perinatal anxiety, and postpartum psychosis.  Find resources by state, including your state‚Äôs PSI coordinator who knows lots about what help is available locally.  Find tips for dads.   Locate a list of resources to answer your questions about medications during pregnancy and lactation.   Find a helpline and support for military families.